Rapper best known by his stage name Taboo, an original member of the Black Eyed Peas. In 2016, he released a solo single about his battle with cancer called "The Fight."
He attended Rosemead High School and grew up in Boyle Heights.
He co-wrote music that was featured in the films Coach Carter and Legally Blonde. He appeared in the 2009 film Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li as the character Vega.
He married Jaymie Dizon in 2008. He has sons named Jimmy, Joshua, and Journey.
He joined Fergie, Allan Pineda, and will.i.am in The Black Eyed Peas.