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Brent Faiyaz

About

Christopher Brent Wood (born September 19, 1995), better known by his stage name Brent Faiyaz, is an American R&B singer and songwriter from Columbia, Maryland. He rose to prominence after he was featured on the GoldLink single "Crew" alongside Shy Glizzy in 2016, which was certified 5× Platinum by the RIAA, and earned him a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

In 2021, his singles: "Wasting Time" featuring Drake, "Gravity" featuring DJ Dahi and Tyler, the Creator, and "Mercedes", all earned him entries on the Billboard Hot 100. Faiyaz's second album Wasteland debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart.Following this, he has appeared on tracks alongside Kanye West, Baby Keem, and Tems.

Articles

July 22, 2022

How Brent Faiyaz’s Team Spent Seven Years Building Up to the Success of ‘Wasteland’

"We all are aiming to turn the ship to make the market share tip toward independent companies that aren’t owned by majors."

www.billboard.com

July 20, 2022

Brent Faiyaz’s ‘Wasteland’ Debuts at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

The singer's first chart-topping album sends 12 new tracks to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs list.

www.billboard.com

July 19, 2022

Bad Bunny Spends Third Week Atop Artist 100 Chart, Aespa & Brent Faiyaz Hit Top Five

His latest album 'Un Verano Sin Ti' also rules Top Latin Albums for a 10th week.

www.billboard.com

July 9, 2022

Here Are the First-Week Sales Projections for Brent Faiyaz's 'Wasteland'

The Grammy-nominated artist has a good chance of getting the No. 1 spot with his debut album, which included guest appearances by Drake and Tyler, the Creator.

www.complex.com

July 8, 2022

The Best New Music This Week: Brent Faiyaz, Burna Boy, Ken Carson, and More

Complex's best new music this week includes songs from Brent Faiyaz, Burna Boy, Popcaan, Ken Carson, Doechii, Westside Gunn, Fivio Foreign, and many more.

www.complex.com

July 8, 2022

Burna Boy, Aespa, Brent Faiyaz & More: Which Is Your Favorite New Music Release? Vote!

We want to know what your favorite music release of the week is.

www.billboard.com

July 8, 2022

Stream Brent Faiyaz's 'Wasteland' Album f/ Drake, Tyler, the Creator, the Neptunes, and Alicia Keys

Faiyaz has shared the new album 'Wasteland,' his first full-length since debuting with 'Sonder Son' in 2017, featuring Drake, Tyler, the Creator, and more.

www.complex.com

July 8, 2022

Brent Faiyaz Believes We Are Living In a ‘Wasteland.’ He Makes It Sound Damn Good

The independent R&B star details the making of his new album and working with the likes of Alicia Keys, the Neptunes, and Raphael Saadiq

www.rollingstone.com

July 8, 2022

8 Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now

Stream new releases from Burna Boy, Brent Faiyaz, Kali Malone, Wu-Lu, Laura Veirs, Westside Gunn, Caterina Barbieri, and Ken Car$on

pitchfork.com

June 24, 2022

Brent Faiyaz Releases Video for "Price of Fame," Shares Details About New Album 'Wasteland'

Brent Faiyaz has returned with "Price of Fame" and its accompanying video. He's also announced that his new album 'Wasteland' will arrive next month.

www.complex.com

June 24, 2022

Brent Faiyaz Details New Album Wasteland Featuring Drake, Tyler, the Creator, Alicia Keys, and More

The R&B singer and producer has also shared the new single “Price of Fame”

pitchfork.com

March 9, 2022

Brent Faiyaz Wants to Give $60,000 to Black Women Entrepreneurs

The musician launches his second annual Show U Off grant program to assist Black women who own businesses.

www.billboard.com

December 6, 2021

R&B/Hip-Hop Fresh Picks of the Week: Brent Faiyaz, Tierra Whack, Sinéad Harnett & More

Listen to 10 new must-hear songs from emerging R&B and hip-hop artists like Brent Faiyaz, Tierra Whack and Sinéad Harnett.

www.billboard.com

December 3, 2021

Brent Faiyaz Shares New Song “Mercedes”: Listen

A new single to follow recent collaborations with Drake, Tyler, the Creator, Tems, and Baby Keem

pitchfork.com

July 2, 2021

Big Red Machine & Taylor Swift, Brent Faiyaz & Drake, More: What’s Your Favorite New Music Release? Vote!

Which new music release will you be playing throughout 4th of July weekend? Vote!

www.billboard.com

July 1, 2021

Brent Faiyaz and Drake release new song ‘Wasting Time’, produced by The Neptunes

Pharrell and Chad Hugo bring lush synths and booming 808s to the collaboration The post Brent Faiyaz and Drake release new song ‘Wasting Time’, produced by The Neptunes appeared first on NME.

www.nme.com

April 11, 2021

Brent Faiyaz’s Sonder joins Jorja Smith for ‘Nobody But You’

A lyric video for the emotional new acoustic duet has also landed The post Brent Faiyaz’s Sonder joins Jorja Smith for ‘Nobody But You’ appeared first on NME.

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January 29, 2021

Tyler, The Creator and Brent Faiyaz share new collaboration ‘Gravity’

It is the Odd Future rapper's first track of 2021 The post Tyler, The Creator and Brent Faiyaz share new collaboration ‘Gravity’ appeared first on NME | Music, Film, TV, Gaming & Pop Culture News.

www.nme.com

January 14, 2021

Kendrick Lamar’s pgLang announces creative project featuring Baby Keem, Brent Faiyaz and more

Fans suspect new music is on the way The post Kendrick Lamar’s pgLang announces creative project featuring Baby Keem, Brent Faiyaz and more appeared first on NME | Music, Film, TV, Gaming & Pop Culture News.

www.nme.com

Discs

WASTELAND

July 8, 2022

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PRICE OF FAME

June 24, 2022

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MERCEDES

December 3, 2021

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Found (feat. Brent Faiyaz)

September 9, 2021

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Wasting Time ( feat. Drake & The Neptunes )

July 1, 2021

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Show U Off

March 12, 2021

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Eden (From “Black History Always / Music For the Movement Vol. 2")

February 16, 2021

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Gravity (feat. Tyler, The Creator)

January 29, 2021

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Dead Man Walking

September 18, 2020

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Fuck The World (Summer In London) Remix

July 24, 2020

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Fuck The World

February 7, 2020

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Rehab (Winter In Paris)

September 20, 2019

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Fuck The World (Summer in London)

July 19, 2019

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Lost

October 19, 2018

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Make Luv

February 9, 2018

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Sonder Son

October 13, 2017

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Natural Release

February 17, 2017

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A.M. Paradox

September 20, 2016

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Poison

August 3, 2016

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Invite Me

June 1, 2016

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Running on E

November 15, 2015

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DSN - Single

July 21, 2015

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Allure

January 20, 2015

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