Maejor

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Maejor
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Maejor in 2013
Background information
Birth name Brandon Green[1]
Also known as Bei Maejor and Maejor Ali
Origin Detroit, Michigan, United States
Genres R&B, Pop Music, Urban Pop
Occupations Record producer, songwriter, actor, recording artist
Years active 2003–present
Labels Universal, Island Def Jam, Sony Jive Records
Website maejor.com

Brandon Green, better known by his stage name Maejor, formerly Bei Maejor and later Maejor Ali, is an American music producer, songwriter and recording artist from the Detroit, Michigan area. Maejor has written and produced songs for several artists, such as Trey Songz, Justin Bieber, Austin Mahone, Tinie Tempah, Keri Hilson, LeToya Luckett, Ciara, Sean Kingston, Cody Simpson, Lloyd, Chrisette Michelle, T-Pain, New Boyz, Ne-Yo, Wiz Khalifa, Bun B, Monica, Ginuwine, Plies, Tiësto, Three 6 Mafia, Iggy Azalea, and Kid Ink. As well as producing music for national campaigns including Pepsi and the Boston Celtics, Maejor has also scored film soundtracks for Bratz: The Movie in 2007, The Princess and the Frog in 2009 and Think Like a Man in 2012. He received his first Gold Plaque for production on Bun B's Trill, in 2005, while still in college at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has also been nominated for Grammy Awards, for his work on Trey Songz's album in 2010 and Monica's album in 2011.

Life and career[edit]

Maejor graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2008. Immediately after graduation he moved to Atlanta and joined Ne-Yo's production team. He released his first mixtape Upside Down, on August 4, 2010, which featured Keri Hilson, Trey Songz, Drake and T-Pain. He produced and is featured on the official remix for Ciara's "Ride" with André 3000 and Ludacris. He was also featured on American rapper Plies' single "She Got It Made". Maejor's single "Lights Down Low" was used as the official soundtrack in the NBA Playoffs for the Boston Celtics.[2] He produced the national campaign commercial for Pepsi in 2010 and 2013.

In 2012, Maejor produced two songs on Justin Bieber's Believe album and the single "Say Somethin" by Austin Mahone and in 2013 co-produced Heartbreaker by Justin Bieber. In 2013, Maejor released a single titled "Lolly" featuring Justin Bieber and Juicy J. It has over 90 million views on YouTube. His latest release as a recording artist in July 2014 is Me and My Team, featuring Trey Songz and Kid Ink

Discography[edit]

Main article: Maejor discography

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Movie Song Title
2007 Bratz: The Movie "It's My Party"[3]
2009 The Princess and the Frog "Never Knew I Needed"[4]
2012 Think Like a Man "Need a Reason".[5]
Also featured as a singer.

Television[edit]

Jersey Shore (2011)
  • "The Tequila Song" aired in the season finale on March 24, 2011. Written and sung by Janine the Machine.

Music videos[edit]

  • 2013: "Lolly"
  • 2012: "Pillz"
  • 2012: "Lights Down Low"
  • 2012: "Mesmerized"
  • 2012: "The Truth"
  • 2011: "Trouble" (feat. J.Cole)
  • 2011: "Still Ballin"
  • 2011: "Hit Me Up Angel"
  • 2011: "Sing a Lil Song"
  • 2011: "The Lala Song"
  • 2011: "Upside Down" (feat. Jack Johnson)
  • 2011: "Abduction"
  • 2011: "Upside Down" (Ninja Bonus Track)
  • 2011: "Impressed"
  • 2011: "Racks" (Piano Remix)
  • 2011: "I'm On One" (Piano Remix)
  • 2011: "Bout That Life"
  • 2011: "It's On U"
  • 2011: "Swim Well"
  • 2010: "She Was (A Broken Love Story)"
  • 2010: "July"
  • 2010: "Lemme Get That Freestyle"
  • 2010: "Facelifts & Waterfalls"

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