Gregory Craig Brown Jr. (Born August 28, 1990), known as This is64boy (also known as 64 or simply 64 boy), is an American record producer, record director and label owner of Virginia-based Stackin Up Entertainment. Brown began a production career in high school and became known for his successful production with hip hop and trap artists such as Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Megan Thee Stallion, Crunchy Black, and Lucky Luciano in mid-2018-2021. In 2020, Respect (magazine) called him “A Music Industry Pioneer”, while Soundcloud fans recognized 64 for the record, “Fineto”, produced by Brown reaching over one million flow.
|Born||Aug 28, 1990|
|Place of birth||Richmond, Virginia, United States|
|Occupation||Record producer, record director, songwriter, marketer|
|Education||Norfolk State University|
|Degree||Bachelor of Science|
|Albums||Richdrum, Traumatized Life Story EP|
|active years||2006 – present|
|Associated acts||Rick Ross 2 Chainz Megan Thee Stallion Crunchy Black Lucky Luciano Uneekint|
Born and family
Gregory Craig Brown Jr. was born August 28, 1990 in Richmond, Virginia, where he attended Varina High School. He has six siblings. After making beats at school lunch tables and playing on the rhythm machines at home, he turned to making beats in ninth grade at the age of 16. This happened when his grandmother bought him a laptop and he got a copy of the music production. FruityLoops software.
In high school, 64 beat five beats per day. Initially 64 wanted to rap and started making beats so he could have music to rap to. However, he eventually turned his full attention to producing hip hop, writing and dating his label.
As he continued to hone his production skills, while still in high school, he began using online social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook to network with more established rap artists as well as beat submissions for potential music placements.
64 have built an impressive CV of collaborations, it takes its unique cultural blend of Bay Area, Trap, R&B. Its64boy is a real musician.
He writes his own lyrics, produces his own tracks and releases his own records through the distribution services of Stackin Up Entertainment. Its64boy from Stackin Up Entertainment is 2 times producer and gold artist on Spotify with a record he produced for Ana Baby, “Show Me Love”. Its64boy also landed a major distribution contract with GT Digital / EMPIRE Distribution. This opened so many doors for Stackin Up Entertainment as well as ranking # 12 on the Apple iTunes charts which opened a lot of doors for 64. Its64boy has 2 new singles that have dropped. He has a record with the verified artist Uneekint, “Saucy”, which gets great exposure. Its64boy also has his other single, “Flip”, which is also gaining traction. Gregory 64 Brown also received a major shout from Three Six Mafia’s legendary Juicy J.
2009-2013: Become famous
Gregory Brown also attended Norfolk State University with a Bachelor of Science degree with a minor in Music Technology.
Brown completed an unpaid 4,000-hour internship as a recording artist in the same studio that Pharell Williams designed the artist early in his career. 64 Boy also learned to assemble video processing, market music, engineering, production, music law and video editing while attending Norfolk State University. All of these things help him build his business as the music mogul he is today.