Famous for an acclaimed 2014 EP titled Cilvia Demo, this Tennessee-born rapper signed with the Top Dawg Entertainment record label and toured with such hip-hop artists as Smoke DZA and Juicy J.
His debut EP peaked at number forty on the United States' Billboard 200 chart.
In 2012, he went on tour with fellow rapper Joey Badass.
When he was in his sophomore year of high school, he began recording his original rap tracks. He briefly attended Middle Tennessee State University while continuing to record at various studios.
Born Isaiah Rashad McClain, he grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, as the son of a hairdresser mother and a largely absent father. His first child, a son, was born in 2013.
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