German-born Kurdish rapper who gained fame in 2008 following the release of his debut album, Alles oder nix. He would later follow up with hit albums like 2015's Baba aller Babas and 2016's Der Holland Job.
He began learning to play the piano at the age of nine at the insistence of his father. He would later begin rapping with future label mates Samy and Ssio.
In 2009, he and seven accomplices robbed a gold transporter. He was a fugitive until March 2010, when he was captured in Iraq by Interpol.
His birth name is Giwar Hajabi. He immigrated to Bonn, Germany as a refugee of Iranian Kurdistan.
His first encounter with rap music was listening to the Dr. Dre album The Chronic.