Rapper, actor, and host of the popular MTV car makeover show Pimp My Ride. His 2000 album, Restless, sold almost 2 million copies and was certified platinum.
He came to California to live with his sister after getting in trouble with the law in New Mexico.
He played the gangster Big Fate in the 2009 film Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans.
He grew up with his single mother and four siblings until her death when he was 9 years old. He has two sons named Tremaine and Xavier. He married Krista Joiner in 2014.
He acted alongside Eminem in the film 8 Mile.