Xzibit was born in Detroit, where he lived until his mother passed away when he was only nine years old. At the age of ten, he began to rap, very personally because of the loss of his mother. At the age of 14, he got into trouble and was removed from his home for two years after his father refused to have him there...See full bio »
In 2003, he found himself in a tug of war between his current label Columbia and Eminem's label Shady Records. Columbia was willing to release him, until they heard that Eminem wanted him. (50 Cent was signed to Columbia who released him before an album was released only to have Eminem sign him and make his debut album the fastest selling album of all time.).
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