Big Greg is a genre-neutral artist that has made an award-winning impact since 2015. Over and over he has proven himself as an artist that can connect with different genres and flow. His musical ability is apparent as he has earned over eight awards over the last six years. As he continues to make music, he is making a name for himself across a few platforms. This has allowed him to keep making music and release his new album out on July 16th.
“I am very grateful for all of the opportunities I had to participate in these events and win something, “ Big Greg says. “It’s really cool to get my name and music out there.” His music has been able to connect with a lot of different people and he feels really proud of it.
His awards include:
- 2020 Carolina Music Video Awards – (Best Male Pop Music Video) –
- 2019 Whoozl Music – (Artist of the Month for January 2019) –
- 2016 Hollywood Music in Media Winner (Hip Hop Song of the Year) –
- 2016 Charlotte Music Awards Winner (Hip Hop Artist of The Year) –
- 2016 Matador Green Energy Drink (Theme Song Winner) –
- 2015 Charlotte Music Awards Winner (Hip Hop Artist of The Year) –
- 2015 Akademia Music Awards (Best Song) –
- 2015 Power 98 – Carolina Street Connect Artist of The Week (9/28 – 10/3)
Big Greg debuted in 2010 with his “What’s It Gonna Be Like” mixtape while attending college. He was able to maintain a significant following during his tenure in college. Greg would perform around campus during student activity events and anywhere in the city that permitted him. During college, Greg began to draw many comparisons to Drake because he could easily create catchy lyrics in addition to singing on tracks. His first major single, “Like A Stripper”, received regional acclaim around the south, which led to many tours. Greg’s first award came in 2015 as he won the Hip Hop artist of the year at the Charlotte Music Awards International (CMAI). Later that year, riding off his new single and performance from the CMAI, Big Greg sealed a Hollywood Music in Media (HMMA) nomination, for his new hit single “Like A Stripper”. In 2016, Greg nabbed the Matador Green Energy Drink theme song contest, which plays his theme song and all of their functions and fully sponsors his performance events anytime he performs around the country. That same year (2016), his follow up single “You Can Have It All” won the Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) for song of the year in Hollywood, California. His 3rd single “Oh No” did really well in the south and managed to get FM play which is why he has big expectations for his 4th single Hands Free featuring label mate and social media icon LaTruth was recently released on March 26, 2021. His upcoming EP titled “#G4” which is set to release on July 16, 2021.
Big Greg, a Raleigh, NC native has always had a passion for music and entertaining. Greg started playing the drums at a young age but Hip Hop became his passion. Participating in college freestyle sessions, Greg would come up with the best punch lines which created his nickname, The Punch Line Kid (P.L.K.). Greg incorporates memorable lyrics with a laid back flow and dope hooks without the use of profanity.
Greg, a family man, is a proud father of his son who inspires him to push harder. His dedication to his craft comes from his life lessons and his ability to create music in a way that makes you feel good and that you can groove to. Greg uses his music to help him through life situations and the ability to press on. With his talent, drive for success and passion for music, Greg is on the rise as the next Hip Hop legend.
Now, Big Greg has his debut album ‘G4’ to be released on July 16th. The mature and heavy album captures themes and experiences of introspection and his life of love and his career. Connecting with his audience, he has signature heavy bars and smooth catchy hooks that take your breath away. He gets introspective on a few tracks, most noticeably on the title song ‘G4’ with the help of Chelsea Locklear, he gives you some insight into things he’s been experiencing during his rise in the music industry. He gets personal, speaking on his love life and record deal, but the ballad-heavy song takes you to a place where you could see yourself taking a long drive with the top down enjoying the breeze as you reflect on where you have been and where you are going.
His musical purpose goes beyond just catering to what is top 40, but what can make you feel something. “There is a lot of passion and fun in what I do and I want to spread that to others,” Big Greg says.
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