Brent Faiyaz

Brent Faiyaz



Christopher Brent Wood (born September 19, 1995), better known by his stage name Brent Faiyaz, is an American singer and record producer. He released his debut project, an extended play (EP) entitled A.M. Paradox, in 2016.



Sonder Son
Sonder Son is an album by musical artist Brent Faiyaz, released on October 13, 2017.
Natural Release
Natural Release is a song by musical artist Brent Faiyaz, released on February 17, 2017.
A.M. Paradox
A.M. Paradox is an album by musical artist Brent Faiyaz, released on September 20, 2016.
Running on E.
Running on E. is a song by musical artist Brent Faiyaz, released on November 20, 2015.

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“Sonder Son” displays an understated image of Brent Faiyaz
  –  October 23, 2017
Brent Faiyaz is another name on the growing list of young R&B voices who have created noise on the charts in the past year. He sits in this position with other artists on the verge of major breakthroughs like Syd, Jorja Smith and Steve Lacy. Faiyaz hit a ...
Brent Faiyaz's R&B Has Rough Edges, But That's the Point
  –  October 23, 2017
As a member of the trio Sonder and on his own, the LA-based singer is slowly figuring out how to be himself in an industry that favors lotharios and smooth-talkers A quote from artist Keith Haring is sprawled across Brent Faiyaz's chest. "I don't think art ...
Exclusive Interview: Brent Faiyaz breaks down ‘Sonder Son’ track-by-track
  –  October 23, 2017
Over the past year, 22-year-old Baltimore singer Brent Faiyaz has become a hotly-tipped name amongst R&B fans. Through an initially low-key project he put together with producers Dpat and Atu as Sonder and a feature on GoldLink’s now platinum record ...
GoldLink’s homecoming gig featured Mya, Shy Glizzy and a platinum plaque
  –  October 22, 2017
He was joined by hook-man Brent Faiyaz, who seemed too delighted by the occasion to bother singing along with his backing track, and by Shy Glizzy, another District rapper whose pungent, sing-songy flow felt like the perfect counterpoint to GoldLink’s ...
Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” Returns To #1 At Urban Radio
  –  October 22, 2017
Yo Gotti’s “Rake It Up (featuring Nicki Minaj)” holds at #3 with ~4,505 spins (-165), while GoldLink’s “Crew (featuring Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy)” stays at #4 with ~4,369 (-160). Up one place, 21 Savage’s “Bank Account” earns #5 on the ...
Stwo’s ‘Neither Do I’ With Jeremih Is A Syrupy Banger Fit For An After-Hours Romp
  –  October 20, 2017
Now, Stow’s credits include “Weston Road Flows” from Drake’s Views and tracks from current buzzing blue chippers Brent Faiyaz and Daniel Caesar. It’s clear the French upstart is making moves and now he’s got another syrupy banger with Jeremih ...
Why Are People So Excited About Daniel Caesar?
  –  October 20, 2017
Even those in Caesar’s strong 2017 R&B class, artists like dvsn and Brent Faiyaz, haven’t tasted solo radio airplay. Faiyaz is only now cracking that once considered “dated” mode of communication thanks to his appearance on GoldLink’s “Crew ...
Stwo – “Neither Do I” f. Jeremih
  –  October 20, 2017
Stwo is back with more vibes. In 2016, the French producer released one of the better albums of the year with D.T.S.N.T., where he provided a soundscape for a bevy of singers—including Brent Faiyaz, A.CHAL, Daniel Caesar, Sunni Colon, and Sevdaliza.
Brent Faiyaz Just Might Be the Future of R&B
  –  October 19, 2017
"I used to rap, I wasn't like an R&B nigga," says Brent Faiyaz—now the lead singer of the R&B collective Sonder—after I asked the 22-year-old how he first got into the genre. Now, especially during Sonder's recent show at Brooklyn's Music Hall of ...
Brent Faiyaz – Sonder Son
  –  October 18, 2017
Vocalist/R&B vanguard @brentfaiyaz releases his debut, full-length solo project Sonder Son via Lost Kids, distributed via Stem. The 12-track project marks a return to form for Faiyaz, serving as his first solo release since last year’s A.M ...
GoldLink Scores His First Platinum Plaque
  –  October 17, 2017
2015 XXL Freshman GoldLink is officially a platinum-selling artist. A short while ago, the DMV rapper's Shy Glizzy and Brent Faiyaz-assisted hit single, "Crew," was certified platinum after selling one million copies. GoldLink commented on the ...
The Hype List: What to check out this week, including Jessie Ware, ‘Lore’, ‘Malala’s Magic Pencil’
  –  October 16, 2017
Brent Faiyaz, the mesmerizing voice behind Goldlink’s “Crew” (aka one of 2017’s coldest records), dropped his debut solo album, Sonder Son, on Friday and it’s too good to miss. The Maryland-bred singer — who also fronts the trio Sonder ...
Stream Brent Faiyaz Soothing Album ‘Sonder Son’
  –  October 16, 2017
After shining bright on GoldLink’s “Crew,” 22-year-old Brent Faiyaz returns with his highly anticipated debut album, Sonder Son. This reassuring project finds Faiyaz–strapped with relaxing vocals–belting out moral guidelines as well as stories ...
Review: Brent Faiyaz’s debut album ‘Sonder Son’ is sonic gold
  –  October 16, 2017
Brent Faiyaz is a realist. On his 2016 EP, A.M. Paradox, the DMV-bred singer was unimpressed by the outward perks of fame. In fact, he seemed almost annoyed. He expressed similar sentiments singing the hook of GoldLink's summer hit "Crew": "You came out of ...
Brent Faiyaz Is Unapologetically Vulnerable In Debut Album Sonder Son
  –  October 15, 2017
Following the release of his soulful five-track EP A.M. Paradox, emerging R&B singer-songwriter Brent Faiyaz debuts his first solo album Sonder Son. The 13-tack project is an audible autobiography of Faiyaz’s life from growing up in Maryland to pursuing ...
How Brent Faiyaz's New Album Sonder Son Wrote Itself
  –  October 13, 2017
Brent and his crew traveled to the Dominican Republic and made one of the most stunning albums of the year. Reaching 21 years of age is considered a rite of passage for most young people, but for Brent Faiyaz, who did so just a year ago, the milestone is a ...
R&B dynamo Brent Faiyaz on his autobiographical debut album Sonder Son
  –  October 13, 2017
Brent Faiyaz was a rapper before he ever thought about singing. “I hit a certain age and it seemed like singing wasn’t cool,” the 22-year-old told me over the phone from his adopted home of L.A. “It took a while for me to bring myself to do it ...
Brent Faiyaz: 5 Things About Rising R&B Star Amidst Release Of His Solo Debut Album
  –  October 13, 2017
One of the hottest new voices in R&B just dropped his debut solo album. Brent Faiyaz released ‘Sonder Son’ on Oct. 13, and right before it becomes everyone’s new favorite jam, get to know all about this sultry singer. 1. He released his first solo ...
Brent Faiyaz – Sonder Son [Album Stream]
  –  October 13, 2017
Baltimore singer Brent Faiyaz has been making waves over the past year or so with his A.M. Paradox EP and featuring on GoldLink’s “Crew,” as well as being one third of Sonder, releasing their Into EP in January and touring across the country.
Stream: Brent Faiyaz – ‘Sonder Son’
  –  October 13, 2017
For some, you may know Brent Faiyaz as one out of three individuals apart of the magnificent group, Sonder. For others, Brent Faiyaz is the man responsible for delivering the chorus on GoldLink’s hit record, “Crew.” For everyone else, Brent is the ...
Brent Faiyaz Boldly Marks His Arrival With Excellent Debut ‘Sonder Son’
  –  October 12, 2017
Sonder Son is the final notice: 2017 was the year that Brent Faiyaz proved the future was his for the taking. Only those with ears eager for unknown, underground talent may have discovered his under-the-radar 2016 offering, the A.M. Paradox EP. A handful ...
Video: GoldLink feat. Jazmine Sullivan & KAYTRANADA – ‘Meditation’
  –  August 21, 2017
Just before dropping the video, GoldLink also released the Crew Remix EP, which features remixes from Lido, Backyard Band, New Impressionz, Richie Souf, and the previously-released Gucci Mane, Shy Glizzy, and Brent Faiyaz remix. GoldLink is now prepping ...
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