Maejor was born Brandon Green on July 23, 1988. Maejor graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2008. Immediately after graduation, he moved to Atlanta and joined Ne-Yo’s production team. Maejor released his first mixtape Upside Down, which features appearances from Keri Hilson, Trey Songz, Drake and T-Pain. He also lent his vocal and production skills on the official remix of Ciara’s “Ride”, with André 3000 and Ludacris.
Maejor received his first gold plaque for his production on Bun B’s 2005 album Trill, while still attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. In 2010, Maejor was nominated for a Grammy Award, for his work on Trey Songz’s album Passion, Pain & Pleasure, and again in 2011, for Monica’s album, Still Standing. In 2012, Maejor produced two songs on Justin Bieber’s album, Believe, as well as the single “Say Somethin” by Austin Mahone. Maejor’s single “Lights Down Low” was used as the official soundtrack in the NBA Playoffs for the Boston Celtics. He also produced the national campaign commercial for Pepsi in 2010 and 2013. He teamed with Justin Bieber again in 2013, co-producing his single “Heartbreaker”. In 2013, Maejor also released a single titled “Lolly”, featuring Juicy J. “Lolly” which peaked at number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. He continues to produce and write for the top artists in the industry including 3 songs and Grammy nominations on Justin Bieber’s worldwide #1 album Purpose.
In 2017 Maejor co-wrote and performed in Vai Malandra which was officially released worldwide to online retailers and streaming services on December 18, 2017. “Vai Malandra” received more than 1 million plays on Spotify on its first day of release and broke the record for the most streams received in a day in Brazil.
During the latter half of the 2010s, while he continued to clock further additional studio time with the likes of Justin Bieber, R. Kelly, and Austin Mahone, Green independently released several singles as Maejor, including the Jeremih collaboration “Get You Alone.” Almost a dozen singles followed until the close of the decade, including “Vai Malandra” with Anitta and “OMG” with Ludmilla. He also linked with Dutch producer Martin Garrix to form the duo AREA21, releasing a handful of singles including “We Did It” and “Help.”, and are set to release an album in 2021.