Malik Yoba is both an actor and singer!
He is probably most known for his role as Detective J.C. Williams in New York Undercover. In addition, you may recognize Malik from his roles in Arrested DEvelopment, Girlfriends, Theif, Raines, and Defying Gravity. He is currently a main character on Syfy's Alphas.
He was also in the movies Cool Runnings and Criminal.