Richard Jones, better known as Fiend is an American rapper and producer best known for his time spent with Master P's No Limit Records. Fiend was also briefly a member of DMX's label Ruff Ryders Entertainment.
According to recent rumors, Fiend signed with Jay-Z's RocNation label. Fiend himself told the online Hip Hop News that he and Jay-Z have not confirmed anything as of yet.
Fiend released his first album, I Won't Be Denied, in 1995 for independent label Big Boy Records. He would then sign with No Limit in 1997 and appeared on Master P's Ghetto D and Mia X's Unlady Like before releasing his second album and first for No Limit, There's One in Every Family in 1998. The album was hugely successful, peaking at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. Also in that year, Fiend appeared on Snoop Dogg's successful single "Woof!" In 1999, Fiend released his third album, Street Life. The album peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and Fiend left No Limit.