Dancer who is best known as the inventor of the dance style "clowning," which evolved into the better-known krumping. He created the style in 1992, which thereby created the "hip-hop clown."
He spent five years in prison before getting a job as a typist clerk.
He was the focus of the 2005 documentary Rize, directed by David LaChapelle.
His full name is Thomas Johnson. He was raised in South Central Los Angeles, California after being born in Detroit, Michigan.