Tyrese Gibson is an American singer, rapper, and actor. He started his career as a recording artist, releasing his debut album Tyrese in 1998. He gained further recognition as a singer in the 2000s. Following this, he pursued a career as an actor. He played Joseph ‘Jody’ Summers in the movie Baby Boy. He also gained further fame for his role as Roman Pearce in 2 Fast 2 Furious, which he has since reprised in Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7, and The Fate of the Furious. He also became known for his role as Robert Epps in the Transformers films. Other film credits include Death Race, Legion, Black Nativity, and Ride Along 2.