Brody Brown, ‘The Kick Again’ – Photograph: Courtesy of ‘80s Child Leisure/Def Jam Recordings
Brody Brown has launched his debut album, The Kick Again through ‘80s Child Leisure, his three way partnership with Def Jam Recordings.
The seven-time Grammy Award-winning, L.A.-based musician-songwriter-producer whose multi-platinum A-list collaborations embrace Bruno Mars, Silk Sonic, and Adele isn’t any stranger to the highlight, however right here, he stands heart stage.
The church-bred Compton native, born Christopher Steven Brown, has been a musical pressure since his early teenagers, when he counted Quincy Jones, George Clinton, Dr. Dre, Battlecat, and DJ Quik as early musical heroes. Brody B dropped out of highschool in 2005, to play bass on tour with (then) Def Jam R&B star Bobby Valentino.
Earlier than lengthy, Brody joined the Grammy-nominated manufacturing staff 1500 or Nothin’ (Jay-Z, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, B.o.B.), whereas additionally pursuing subsequent tour gigs with Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, and T.I. As one-third of the songwriting/manufacturing staff Shampoo Press & Curl with Bruno Mars and Philip Lawrence, Brody was on board for Bruno’s first three multi-platinum albums beginning in 2010.
Brody went on to rack up enviable credit by phrase of mouth over the previous decade: Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa’s “Younger, Wild & Free” that includes Bruno Mars; Mark Ronson’s “Really feel Proper” that includes Mystikal; Cee Lo Inexperienced’s “F__k You”; T.I.’s “Love This Life”; Adele’s “All I Ask”; and Nipsey Hussle’s “Feeling Myself,” to call just some.
In 2017 and 2018, Brody shared in a minimum of 5 Grammy Awards with Adele (25, Album Of The Yr) and Mars (24K Magic, together with Album Of The Yr and File Of The Yr). Final 12 months, he shared in one other pair of Grammys with Mars for Silk Sonic’s “Depart The Door Open” (Music Of The Yr, Greatest R&B Music).
2023 marks the emergence of Brody Brown as a full-fledged solo artist in his personal proper, along with his long-awaited and well-deserved debut album, The Kick Again. With the brand new album, Brody B is coming full circle. He’s stepping from behind the boards to tackle his new position as artist and CEO of 80’s Child Leisure. “For me, it doesn’t come all the way down to cash,” says Brody B. “It’s about legacy. I simply needed to ensure I do the perfect that I can do.”
Purchase or stream The Kickback.