Hip hop artist and producer who won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance with rapper Jay-Z for the song On to the Next One. He is also notable for his work as a fashion designer, creative director, and painter.
He came up with a popular shoe design for Reebok in 2010.
He was described by Kanye West as the best rap producer of all time.
He was friends with rapper DMX growing up.
He married Alicia Keys in 2010 after previously being married to Mashonda Tifrere from 2004 to 2010. He has four sons named Genesis, Egypt, Kasseem, and Prince Nasir and a daughter named Nicole.