Tauheed Tity Boiwas born September 12, 1977, in College Park, Georgia. He attended North Clayton High School with R&B singer Monica and exceeded his teacher's expectations of him by finishing second in his class. In high school, Epps also joined the school's basketball team. Standing at 6'5', Epps was a standout basketball player and later attended Alabama State University on an athletic scholarship.He was first known for being one-half of the southern hip hop duo Playaz Circle, alongside his longtime friend and fellow rapper, Earl 'Dolla Boy' Conyers.
They are perhaps best known for being signed to Ludacris' Disturbing tha Peace label, as well as their debut single 'Duffle Bag Boy'.