Big Greg has been going since 2010 by releasing a series of mixtapes while he was in college, he has been releasing songs since then and has received a total of eight awards so far since 2015. His music has been best described as genre-neutral; his debut album is out July 16th and features a few different song styles like rock, rap, hip hop, and others. He is just out here to do what he loves and be who he wants to.
“I really love getting to explore different sounds and lyrical compositions in my music,” Big Greg says. “Winning those awards are so great and I’m really putting in the work to make sure I get to keep doing what I’m doing. I don’t release something unless it’s something that I want out there. That’s what is important to me and who I am.”
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)
When he first started in college, Big Greg would perform around campus during student activity events and anywhere in the city that permitted him. During this time, he 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 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.
His debut album is going to be released on July 16th, perfect timing for those crafted summer playlists. “#G4” is his most diverse sound yet, with hip hop and rap, rock, and other sounds to create a unique experience. Focused on the themes of introspection matched with catchy hooks, the album is mature and even heavy when it comes to content and his experience with love and loss, struggle and growth, nostalgia, and moving on. Big Greg is a heavy hitter when it comes to the emotional side of his album and the reflection. He knows where he is going and what he wants and he’s going to keep working until he gets it.
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