Rose to fame as the older brother of Smash!! singer Sergey Lazarev.
His parents divorced when he and his brother were children and they were brought up primarily by their mother.
Before he died, he'd been released from prison only a year earlier and had been on the path to a new and better life.
His mother's name is Valentina Viktorovna. He passed away on March 29, 2015 in Moscow, Russia after a car accident.
In 2008, his brother released the single "Lazerboy" which featured Timati.