His break came soon thereafter upon meeting Jam Master Jay of Run DMC through a friend who instead of only taught him how to count bars, write choruses, and structure songs, passed over a tape of beats and asked him to rap over it.Getting the man impressed, he was signed to his label, JMJ Records.
Born on July 6, 1975 in South Jamaica, Queens in New York, he grew up in a broken home family.
His hustler mother Sabrina Jackson died when he was merely eight years old, while his father left the family, leaving his grandmother to parent him.
Losing those closest to him at an early age and encouraged by his desire for things would drive him to get involved in drug dealing at the age of twelve.
Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.
Today, 12% of 55- to 64-year-olds report ever using an online dating site or mobile dating app versus only 6% in 2013.