The definition of rap’s isotope, 29-year old Brenton (formerly Brenton Brown) came from the suburbs after being born in Brooklyn and raised in Baldwin, Long Island. He moved to Miami at the age of 13 and recently graduated from the University of Florida. Don’t count him out and don’t box him in, because he’s been steadily spreading his music all over Florida, New York, Atlanta & California’s college campuses. With influence from artists as different as Jay-Z & Coldplay, the eclectic Brenton became seriously involved in music at the age of 17. His first performance, also his second largest to date, was during his college’s nationally famous pep rally, Gator Growl.
Here he said, the dream became more reality. “the lights came on, and I felt ready, it just felt natural.” Since his start, Brenton has opened for such artists as David Banner, Bone Thugs, Wale, J. Cole, B.O. B, Big K.R.I.T., CyHi The Prince, Kid Cudi, Big Sean, Method Man & Redman. He’s even done a small impromptu performance with, then newcomer, Asher Roth. Noted for his mixtape-turned-album, “The Brenton Brown Affair, Brenton reached an impressive 10,000 downloads in just under a week on DatPiff. Both of His music videos for “Peep The Sneaks” and “Lemme Know” broke the 20k mark in just a few days, adding to his growing buzz. Since working on music with notable names such as Joe Budden, Emilio Rojas Jaiden “The Cure” and producer Black The Beast, Brenton said he’s ready for his next steps. “I’m just ready to be heard, so keep your ears open.”