During the mid-1990s, he rap artist and actor, Xzibit, began his career in the West Coast hip-hop scene at the age of 14. In 1996, he released his debut album, At the Speed of Life. One of the album's singles, titled "Paparazzi," was featured on Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 video game and as an instrumental in the sixth episode of the television cult classic The Sopranos. He continued to release hit albums as he pursued a parallel career in television and film. He hosted the MTV hit series Pimp My Ride from 2004 to 2007. His voice and likeness have been featured in several shows and video games such as Madden NFL 2001 and the animated film Hoodwinked. His film appearances include 8 Mile, xXx: State of the Union and Malice in Wonderland.
Xzibit is a versatile performer that brings elements of hip-hop and rap together with a confident stage presence that is sure to entertain. Collaborative efforts should be expected with artists such as Dr. Dre and Cypress Hill.