Amir Junaid Muhadith (born Chauncey Lamont Hawkins, June 20, 1975 in Harlem, New York) best known by his stage name Loon, is an American rapper that was formerly part of P. Diddy's Bad Boy Records, where he released his self-titled debut album, Loon. He has also made many guest appearances on songs of the R&B and hip hop genres. He is best known for his role in P. Diddy's 2001 Hits "I Need A Girl Pt. 1" In 2004, Loon left Bad Boy to start his own label, Boss Up Entertainment. Loon started his music career as a member of Mase's rap collective Harlem World. Along with his music, Loon has also been featured in two movies directed by Damon Dash, State Property 2 and Death of a Dynasty. Loon has converted to Islam in 2008.