Teamed up with San Francisco Bay area restaurateur Chris Yeo to open three restaurants in Atlanta which will be launched by April 2008.
Voted No. 5 in People Magazine's list of "Hottest Bachelors" in 2007.
Included in Forbes.com list of America's Most Eligible Bachelors in August 2007.
Made a guest appearance on the 400th episode of the popular TV show "The Simpsons," which aired May 20, 2007 on Fox.
Chosen the 5th Best Dressed Man of 2006 in a poll conducted by US news show Access Hollywood to find Hollywood's most elegant man.
Along with fellow musician Kanye West were cleared from a copyright infringement accusation brought by New Jersey foursome I.O.F., stands for It's Only Family, and production company BMS Entertainment/Heat Music LLC over their 2003 hit single "Stand Up".