Known for tracks such as "Yemeni Ambition" and "The Underground King," this popular Yemeni-American rapper created the Smokie's Records label.
During his middle school years, he began rapping in English; in high school, he wrote and performed Yemeni-language hip-hop songs.
He, AJ Masaed, Kawi, and Wohoush Al Yemen are the leading figures in early 21st-century Yemeni hip-hop music.
He grew up in both Sana'a, Yemen and Pasadena, California, U.S.A.
His sound has been compared to that of the late American rapper Tupac Shakur.