Brandon Green (born July 23, 1988), better known by his stage name Maejor (formerly Bei Maejor and later Maejor Ali), is an American singer-songwriter and music producer from Detroit, Michigan. Maejor has written and produced songs for several prominent artists in the music industry, including Trey Songz, Justin Bieber, Tinie Tempah, Keri Hilson, LeToya Luckett, Ciara, Chrisette Michelle, T-Pain, Ne-Yo, Wiz Khalifa, Tiësto, Three 6 Mafia and Iggy Azalea, among others. As well as producing music for national campaigns including Pepsi and the Boston Celtics, Maejor has also scored film soundtracks for Bratz: The Movie (2007), The Princess and the Frog (2009) and Think Like a Man (2012). Maejor received his first gold plaque for his production on Bun B's 2005 album Trill, while still attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Life and career
Maejor was born Brandon Green on July 23, 1988. 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. Maejor released his first mixtape Upside Down, on August 4, 2010, which features appearances from Keri Hilson, Trey Songz, Drake and T-Pain. He also lent his vocal and production skills on the official remix of Ciara's "Ride", with André 3000 and Ludacris. In 2010, he was also featured on American rapper Plies' single "She Got It Made".
In 2010, Maejor was nominated for a Grammy Award, for his work on Trey Songz's album Passion, Pain & Pleasure, and again in 2011, for Monica's album, Still Standing. In 2012, Maejor produced two songs on Justin Bieber's album, Believe, as well as the single "Say Somethin" by Austin Mahone. Maejor's single "Lights Down Low" was used as the official soundtrack in the NBA Playoffs for the Boston Celtics. He also produced the national campaign commercial for Pepsi in 2010 and 2013. He teamed with Justin Bieber again in 2013, co-producing his single "Heartbreaker". In 2013, Maejor also released a single titled "Lolly", featuring Justin Bieber and Juicy J. "Lolly" has become Maejor's most successful single to date, peaking at number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. His most recent single is ¨Get You Alone¨ which features singer/songwriter Jeremih. He continues to produce and write for the top artists in the industry and most recently produced 3 songs on Justin Bieber's worldwide #1 album Purpose
- Jersey Shore (2011)
- "The Tequila Song" aired in the season finale on March 24, 2011. Written and sung by Janine the Machine.