Robert was best known as one of original members of the Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia.
He was also a member of the rap collective Da Mafia 6ix alongside DJ Paul and Crunchy Black.
Robert released a solo album produced by DJ Paul, Da Devil’s Playground in 1999.
Robert left Three 6 Mafia in 2000 because he was unable to make shows & videos being in trouble with the law.
He continued his solo work with albums Da K Project, De Inevitable, and The Mind of Robert Cooper.
As of 2012, Robert is working on his latest studio album entitled; “Da Devil’s Playground 2” and also a mixtape entitled “Skrewged”.
He had also released A Murda ‘N Room 8 EP (2010) & Decepticons “Return Of The Gods” (2012).
Robert also frequently collaborated with former Three 6 Mafia associate Lord Infamous and appeared on a collaborative album under the group name Da Mafia 6ix.
Robert Cooper Phillips as of October 6, 2015 was confirmed by fellow Three 6 Mafia member, DJ Paul on Instagram to have suffered an aneurysm and a stroke.
Three days later, he died on October 9, 2015 in his sleep at his mother’s home, at age 40.