Carlos Walker, better known as Shawty Lo, is a member of D4L and a founder of D4L Records with rappers Fabo (Lefabian Williams), Stuntman (Adrian Parks) and Mook B (Dennis Butler). Shawty Lo dropped his first solo album, Units in the City, in 2008. The same year, he was the winner of the MySpace Rookie of the Year BET Hip Hop award. He took to the stage in 2009 with Soulja Boy and Gucci Mane to perform "Gucci Bandana" during the BET Hip Hop awards; around the same time, D4L’s single “Laffy Taffy” was a huge success on the charts. In 2011, his label D4L Records inked a deal with 50 Cent's G-Unit Records.