Debuting with an album titled The Preacher's Kid, he is a Chicago rapper whose single "Raise Hell" topped the Viral50 charts. He scored the film Dysfunctional Friends.
He previously worked in advertising at Leo Burnett before taking on music full-time. He also worked as a full-time Lyft driver.
His legal name is William James Stokes. He and his brother were raised on the south side of Chicago as the sons of a Christian apologist and mission ambassador named Dr. James Benton and Patricia Ann.