June 20th – Loon was born Chauncey Lamont Hawkins in Harlem, New York, on this day in 1975.
Loon was introduced to the public as a part of Ma$e’s musical collective Harlem World.
In 2001, Loon was guest on P. Diddy’s smash hit “I Need A Girl (Pt. 1).”
In 2003, Loon released his Self-Entitled debut album on Diddy’s Bad Boy Records which spawned the hit “Down For Me” (featuring Mario Winans).
In 2004, Loon left Bad Boy to launch his own label called Boss Up Entertainment.
Loon finally released his sophomore set “No Friends” on Cleopatra Records in 2006.
He released another album the same year called “Wizard Of Harlem” on Siccness Records.
Over the years, Loon would collaborate with the likes of Toni Braxton, Lenny Kravitz, Kelis and Jagged Edge to name a few.
Soon after the release of his third album, Loon converted to Islam and changed his name to Amir Junaid Muhadith and has since retired from the music industry to propagate his faith.