The video touched on the subject of domestic abuse.
Following numerous small-screen roles, offers began pouring in for Tate, and in late 1992, collaborative filmmaking siblings Albert and Allen Hughes approached him to star in their debut feature Menace II Society.
The film found Tate channeling his substantial energy into creating "O-Dog", a trigger-happy teenager.
Following up with the little-seen but often-praised television series South Central, Tate would later appear in the family comedy-drama The Inkwell (1994) before re-teaming with the Hughes brothers for Dead Presidents (1995) and taking on the role of a love-stricken young poet in the romantic drama Love Jones (1997).
Larenz Tate is an American actor of films and TV, who was born on the 8th of September 1975 and is currently 41 years of age. Both of his brothers Lahmad and Larron are also actors, and Larenz soon followed their path by the age of 9, when he already started to work in a theater in California.
A as the youngest of three sons in a middle-class family to parents Peggy and Larry Tate.