Along with his brothers, entered a drama program at the urging of his parents, but meeting girls was the goal. When classmate Malcolm-Jamal Warner was cast as Theo Huxtable on The Cosby Show, they took the classes more seriously.
Movie debut was as an out-of-control thug in the critically praised 1993 film Menace II Society.
In 2001, along with his two brothers, created the production company Tate Men Entertainment, Inc.
Appeared in Ashanti's 2003 music video "Rain on Me."