Quincy (actor)

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Quincy Taylor Brown
Quincy Brown MTV Awards 2018.jpg
Born Quincy Taylor Brown
(1991-06-04) June 4, 1991 (age 27)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California,US
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • model
  • actor
  • director
  • photographer
Years active 2008–present
Parent(s) Kim Porter (mother)
Al B Sure (birth Father)
Sean Combs (father/step father)
Musical career
Associated acts French Montana
Website planetquincy.com

Quincy Taylor Brown (born June 4, 1991) is an American actor, entrepreneur, and recording artist who performs under the mononym Quincy. He is best known for his debut starring role in the 2015 film Brotherly Love, and his music single "Friends First". More recently, he is a regular on the television musical drama Star. He is the son of singer Al B. Sure and Kim Porter.

Early life[edit]

Quincy Taylor brown was born in New York City to model Kim Porter and singer Albert Joseph Brown (Al B. Sure!).[1] He was named after his godfather, music and entertainment icon Quincy Jones. In 1994, when he was three, his mother began a relationship with Sean Combs (Diddy). The couple had three more children together, a son, Christian, and twin daughters D'Lila and Jessie.[2][3][4] For his 16th birthday, Diddy and Porter threw Quincy a celebrity studded party in Atlanta that was featured on MTV’s My Super Sweet 16.[5] His family moved around often but he spent most of his youth in Georgia and later moved to Los Angeles, California in his final years of high school and completed his education at Calabasas High School.


In August 2012, Quincy walked in the Gaborone Fashion Weekend event in Botswana.[6]

On February 19, 2015, he walked in Naomi Campbell's Ebola awareness show during New York Fashion week.[7]

In June 2015, Quincy made his directorial debut with the music video for singer and actress Elle Winter's song No Words.[8]

On June 23, 2016, Quincy announced that he had signed a record deal with Bad Boy/Epic Records.[9]

Quincy Brown now stars in the new FOX original show called Star. He plays as Derek Jones, Carlotta Brown's (Queen Latifah) neighbor and Alexandra's (Ryan Destiny) love interest.

Business ventures[edit]

He is the founder of the production company FourXample.[10][11] He also has a watch line called Chalk by Quincy, a jeans collection with Embellish and a start-up technology company.



Year Title Role Notes
2012 We the Party Reggie
2015 Brotherly Love Chris Collins
2015 Dope Jaleel
2015 Street Dante
2018 Christmas Calendar Abby Sutton


Year Title Role Notes
2008 My Super Sweet 16 Himself 2 episodes
2015 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Trey Peach Episode: "Hero to Zero"
2015 Keeping Up With The Kardashians Himself Episode: "Rites Of Passage"
2016 The Haves and the Have Nots Daylon Recurring role; 3 episodes
2016–present Star[12] Derek Jones Main Cast
2018 Wild 'N Out Himself Episode: "The Comb Brothers"