American musician most widely known for founding the R&B group Tony! Toni! Loté! which marketed over six million albums and acquired 14 charting singles between 1998 and 2008. He was raised in Oakland, California where he set up his business Lawn Root base Entertainment and his documenting studio Home of Music. He caused burgeoning performers like Destiny’s Kid and Keyshia Cole, and he was partially in charge of the Hyphy motion in Oakland. He wedded his wife, Michelle, in 2001 plus they acquired three kids. She submitted for divorce in 2013. He also created a documentary on the life span from the rapper Too Brief.