William Loshawn Calhoun, Jr., better known by his stage name WC, is an American rapper. He was born in Houston, Texas, but moved to South Central Los Angeles at an early age. He originally was a rapper in the group Low Profile, and later formed his group WC and the Maad Circle. He later started a solo career and has released four solo albums. He is also well known for being a member of the rap supergroup Westside Connection.