Born Mario Mims, he is a Tennessee-based rapper who released the studio album Live from the Kitchen in 2012. Other notable records include I Am, The Art of Hustle and I Still Am. He also founded the record label Collective Music Group AKA CMG.
He released his debut album titled Youngsta's On a Come Up under the alias Lil Yo.
He released eleven mixtapes and four independent albums before making his debut with RCA records.
He has a son and a daughter.
He was featured on 2 Chainz's song "Boo," which reached #76 on the US R&B charts in 2010.