Most famous as a member of Tupac Shakur's Outlawz hip-hop group, this California-born rapper also recorded several solo albums, including Noble Justice and Son of God.
At the start of his career, he contributed to several songs on Tupac's The 7 Day Theory album.
He appeared in a 2002 documentary film titled Outlawz: Worldwide.
Born Rufus Cooper II, he grew up in Rancho Cucamonga, California and Montclair, New Jersey.
He and fellow rapper Lil' Flip collaborated on the 2008 album All Eyez on Us.