He is American by nationality and is of diverse ethnicity. He released his debut album on March 22, 2011 named Vigilante Season. "Money Make Me Feel Better", "Where Do I Go" and "Lord Is Tryna Tell Ya Something" are his popular songs from his debut album. He releases many DVDs such as The Wave, Return of the Wave, Charge it to the Wave. and many others so far.
He was in prison when his age was 18 in the charges of robbery from 1997 to 2005. After finishing his eight years sentence, he began working with Jim Jones, who built a group called the ByrdGang around Max B's rapping and songwriting talent. He released his mixtape debut in 2006. He left ByrdGang in 2008.
He was sentenced to 75-years in prison in 2009 for several charges such as to armed robbery, kidnapping, aggravated assault and felony murder. He is currently in prison although he claims that he is innocent. He made one appeal so far which was denied. There was Max B's petition created on "We the People", for collecting 100,000 signatures to support him. His net worth is 20 thousand dollars.