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Maejor Ali

Bei Maejor
Maejor 2013
Background information
Birth name Brandon Green[1]
Also known as Maejor Ali
Origin Detroit, Michigan, United States
Genres R&B, pop, teen pop, hip hop
Occupations Record producer, singer-songwriter
Years active 2003–present
Labels Island Def Jam, School Boy Records, Believe Partners Records (current)
Jive Records (former)
Website

Brandon Green, better known by his stage names Bei Maejor and Maejor Ali, is an American recording artist, songwriter and music producer from Detroit, Michigan. Maejor has produced and written for a great number of artists and produced film soundtracks, as well as promotional ads and campaigns. He was nominated for a Grammy for his work on Trey Songz' album in 2010 and Monica's album in 2011. In September 2013, it was revealed he had signed to School Boy Records. He was previously signed to Jive Records, until October 7, 2011, when it was announced that Jive, along with Arista and J Records, would be shut down.

Life and career

He graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2008. He received his first gold plaque for his production on Bun B's 2005 album Trill, while still in college.

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 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 Plies' "She Got It Made".

Maejor has produced and written for several artists including Trey Songz, Justin Bieber, Austin Mahone, Tinie Tempah, Sammy Adams, Keri Hilson, LeToya Luckett, Ciara, Sean Kingston, Cody Simpson, Lloyd, Chrisette Michelle, T-Pain, Bow Wow, New Boyz, Ne-Yo, Wiz Khalifa, Bun B, Monica, Ginuwine, Plies, Soulja Boy, Rock City, Travis Porter, Tiesto, Three 6 Mafia and Iggy Azalea. He has also produced music for national campaigns including Pepsi and the Boston Celtics.

His 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.

He has produced movie soundtracks for Bratz: The Movie in 2007, The Princess and the Frog in 2009, Think Like a Man in 2012.

In 2012, Maejor produced two songs on Justin Bieber's Believe album. He also produced the single "Say Somethin", by Austin Mahone and in 2013 co-produced "Heartbreaker" by Justin Bieber.


Discography

Mixtapes
  • ǝpısdn uʍop (2010)
  • ǝpısdn uʍop 2 (2010)
  • Throwback (2011)
  • maejorMaejor (2011)
  • Upscale (2012)

Filmography

Film

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

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

References

External links

  • Myspace
  • Twitter
  • "Beat Maejor" – The Michigan Daily
  • "A Maejor Star is Born" – The Michigan Daily


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