Samoan rapper who rose to fame as a member of the Deceptikonz before going solo. As a solo rapper, he is known for hit singles like "Swing" and "Moonshine."
He and some friends formed Deceptikonz in 1997.
With his 2009 single "Swing," he became the first New Zealand rapper ever to score a platinum-selling single in the United States.
His real name is Demetrius Savelio. His mother is Aiga Johnson and his father left the family while he was still a toddler.
His chart-topping 2005 single "Moonshine" features Akon.