Born: June 20, 1975
Place of Birth: New York, NY
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Amir Junaid Muhadith aka Loon, is a former American rapper best known for his association with Sean Combs's Bad Boy Records. He was featured artist on Combs's 2002 hits "I Need a Girl (Part One)" and "I Need a Girl (Part Two)".
He started his music career as a member of Mase's rap collective Harlem World and then became part of P. Diddy's Bad Boy Records under the name Loon. He released his self-titled debut album Loon in 2003 and made many guest appearances on songs of the R&B and hip hop genres. Loon left Bad Boy Records in 2004 to start his own record label, Boss Up Entertainment.
On November 22, 2011, Hawkins was arrested while on a trip to Brussels. He was extradited to the United States in May 2012 and was sentenced to 14 years' imprisonment in July 2013 for conspiracy with intent to traffic one or more kilograms of heroin. Many reports have advocated for and confirmed his innocence.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic effects in prison centers, Hawkins was granted early release on July 29, 2020. Source.