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Birthday
10, 1987
Birthplace
Bloomington, MN
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Bloomington, MN

About

Minnesota-based rapper who gained popularity after the release of his first EP in 2010. His second studio album, Movie, was released in 2017.

Before Fame

His birth name is Derek Smith. He began his music career as a drummer for the heavy metal bands Four Letter Lie (based in Minnesota) and Scary Kids Scaring Kids (based in Arizona). He recorded his debut hip-hop mixtape, Let Ya Teeth Show, in 2009.

Trivia

He coined the term "hippy hop" to describe his brand of hippie-influenced hip hop music.

Family Life

His parents divorced when he was young, and he spent his childhood in both Long Beach, California, where his father lived, and Bloomington, Minnesota, where he was born and where his mother lived.

Associated With

His hit 2011 mixtape Blazed By The Bell featured guest vocals by fellow rappers Nipsey Hussle and Schoolboy Q.