Born Mark Althavean Andrews, he is an American R&B singer who had a massive hit with his single "The Thong Song" in 2000, from his multi-platinum album Unleash the Dragon. His follow-up album, 2001's Return of Dragon, was a massive commercial failure. He dropped his third album, Last Dragon, in 2015.
He worked at The Fudgery in Baltimore.
He was the fifth housemate to be evicted on the British reality television show Celebrity Big Brother in 2010.
He has a daughter named Shaione and a son named Ryū. His older sister Donisha has worked as his assistant.
He acted alongside Kirsten Dunst in the movie Get Over It.