Biography of Texas born and raised Record producer, ProdByZeus.
ProdByZeus, born Brandon John Humphrey on October 1, 1989, is an American record producer, rapper, song writer and entrepreneur. ProdByZeus has been creating music since he was a child, and is considered among today's most talented producers. He grew up on the north side of Beaumont, TX, one of the United States most depressed cities.
ProdByZeus started rapping at the age of 6. He later discovered Bow Wow, Shad Gregory Moss, an American rapper, actor and television host, started writing songs to the artist's instrumental hits. Ambitious, ProdByZeus continued to write music to other inspiring artists up until the 7th grade when he discovered American rapper, entrepreneur, songwriter, and record producer Jay-Z and fell in love with the art of mental lyrical writing.
ProdByZeus' first recording was Grounded (2003), performing under the name El Uno. The mental writing of the numerous tracks on the mixtape came from exercising the memory skills to Jay-Z's Breath (Lyrical Exercise) and speaking about how he felt being grounded from hanging with friends and not being able to participate on the school's basketball team do to poor grades.
Under the pseudonym El Uno, ProdByZeus got his first taste of success. With one computer CD-ROM drive, ProdByZeus made thousands of copies of mixtapes and albums to sell at his high school during the years of 2004-2008. His radio single Drop That (2009) took him to even higher heights with wide recognition. In 2012, he released single Hydraulics On Her Body that sent the internet into a craze. Picking up interest from across seas and inspiring dance choreographer, Jasmine Meakin to create a visual.
In 2016, Brandon John Humphrey Sr. decided to switch lanes on his way into the music industry by indulging more into the production of music rather than just the performing artist. With knowledge and experience of being a recording artist, he is now able to produce music that artists can easily grasp to. Stepping outside of the box and producing for Pop and Indie-Style artists, he also specialize in Rap/Hip-Hop and R&B.