Maejor Ali

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Maejor Ali
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Background information
Birth name Brandon Green[1]
Also known as Bei Maejor
Origin Detroit, Michigan, United States
Genres R&B, pop, teen pop, hip hop
Occupations Record producer, singer-songwriter, actor
Years active 2003–present
Labels Island Def Jam (current)
Sony Jive Records (former)
Website beimaejor.com and maejorali.com

Brandon Green, better known by his stage names Maejor Ali, or Bei Maejor, is an American music producer, songwriter and recording artist from Detroit, Michigan. Ali 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 Asal Hazel. As well as producing music for national campaigns including Pepsi and the Boston Celtics, Ali 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]

Ali 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".

Ali'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, Ali 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, Ali released a single titled Lolly featuring Justin Bieber and Juicy J. It became his first hit, peaking at number 19 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Discography[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

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

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]

Year Title
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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