Most widely known for directing the groundbreaking 1991 film Boyz n the Hood, he later on continued to direct the movies Poetic Justice, Shaft, 4 Brothers and 2 Fast 2 Furious. He went to the USC College of Cinematic Arts, where he was an associate from the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He previously a small function as the type Detroit J in the 2003 film Baadasssss! He wedded celebrity Akosua Gyamama Busia in 1996 and he includes a total of six kids. He aimed hip-hop star Glaciers Cube in his first film function, playing the business lead personality Doughboy in Boyz n the Hood.