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He dropped out of Morehouse College, where he was pursuing a degree in accounting, to record albums with his rap group, Jim Crow, which had recently been signed to Sony Records.
He was born Polow Freache' Jamal Fincher Jones in Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up with a musically-inclined sister named Karesha, who taught him the basics of music producing.
His cousin Monica had a successful career as an R&B artist.