Notable for his 2015 album Summertime and for his 2014 EP Hell Can Wait, this West Coast rapper also released a number of early mixtapes, including Shyne Coldchain Vols. 1 & 2 and Stolen Youth. He has more than 1 million followers on Twitter.
He began his career by recording with a California hip-hop group called Odd Future.
His second mixtape, Winter In Prague, was produced by hip-hop artist Michael Uzowuru.
He was born in Compton, California the youngest of five siblings; two brothers and three sisters. His mother would later move him and his siblings to Long Beach. He grew up in poverty.
He was featured on rapper Earl Sweatshirt's 2013, U.S. R&B chart-ranked single "Hive."