Created the reggae-rock strap Sublime and passed away of the heroin overdose as the strap was on tour. He was the guardian of Lou Doggie, the unofficial mascot of Sublime. He was so hard to handle like a youngsters that his mom relinquished guardianship of him to his dad. He was in the elevation of his profession when he passed away using the self-titled recording Sublime and the countless singles it spawned: “What I ACQUIRED,” “Santeria,” and “Incorrect Method.” He got wedded to Troy Dendekker on, may 18, 1996 plus they had one young child collectively. He sang with popular musician Gwen Stefani.