Born in Illinois and raised in Georgia, Keith “KB” Brown has forged a path to combine his love of music and film. He graduated from the Grady College of Journalism at the University of Georgia in 2002, earning a bachelors in Media Management combined with a Film Studies minor. During his stay at UGA, he not only headed the campus film committee and was a radio programmer for the campus’ radio station, but he gained on the job experience by participating in internships at Universal Records, Walt Disney World, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment and So So Def Recordings.
Upon graduation, he promptly moved to Los Angeles taking a position in music video production for Universal/Motown Records working with artists such as Nelly, Lindsay Lohan, Brian McKnight, Akon, 3 Doors Down, Lil Wayne, India.Arie, and a host of others. Quickly climbing the ranks, he gained two years of experience in music video production and marketing on the record label side which segued him to The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. There he worked on soundtrack marketing and music videos to promote films, television shows and DVD releases with an emphasis on urban music-oriented material. He worked alongside artists such as Alicia Keys, Missy Elliot, Ciara, Rascal Flatts, Chris Brown, Sean Paul and the Cheetah Girls to achieve record-breaking opening weekends for films including “Step Up”, “Glory Road”, “Cars”, “Stick It”, “Chicken Little” and “Herbie: Fully Loaded” along with their accompanying soundtracks.
From there and since 2008, Keith has served as Head Of Production for Young Money/Cash Money Records producing music videos, commercials and concert visuals for their entire roster of recording artists including Nicki, Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake, Birdman, Kevin Rudolf, Bow Wow, Paris Hilton, Limp Bizkit, Tyga, DJ Khaled, Juvenile, Busta Rhymes, Ace Hood, Jay Sean and Lil Twist to name a few. A slate of feature films and documentaries are currently in development under Cash Money Films, including the recently released Apple Music documentary entitled "Before Anythang" tracing the humble begins of the Cash Money Records empire.
Keith has produced and commissioned over 250 music videos, garnering billions of views and winning a BET Award, Billboard Music Award, MVPA Award and BET Hip Hop Award for his work. Seven music videos he's produced have won MTV Video Music Awards: 2011 Best Hip Hop Music Video for Nicki Minaj "Superbass", 2012 Best Hip Hop Music Video for Drake ft. Lil Wayne "HYFR", 2012 Best Female Music Video for Nicki Minaj "Starships", 2013 Artist To Watch Music Video for Austin Mahone "What About Love", 2014 Best Hip Hop Music Video for Drake "Hold On We're Going Home", 2015 Best Hip Hop Music Video for Nicki Minaj's infamous "Anaconda" (which as been viewed over 850 million times online) and 2018 Best Hip Hop Music Video for Nicki Minaj’s “Chun-Li”.
On the feature film and short film side, KBiz Entertainment was established as Keith’s production company to produce and develop projects he took personal interest in creating. Keith and KBiz Entertainment’s credits include “The Happy Sad” (Executive Producer), “Onyx: 15 Years Of Videos, History & Violence" (Executive Producer), “The Second Half” (Executive Producer), “A Day In The Life” (Producer), “Caught On Tape” (Producer), “Lil Wayne: Rebirth” (Producer) and “Nicki Minaj: The Pinkprint Movie” (Producer).
2015 saw the theatrical release of Keith's ultimate passion project, "Blackbird", which he produced and fully financed. Based on a novel by Larry Duplechan, the powerful film stars Isaiah Washington and Academy Award winner Mo’Nique. Netflix premiered a new KBiz Entertainment feature film entitled “Supermodel” in 2017 (Executive Producer; starring Tyson Beckford and Sessilee Lopez).
Keith has recently moved from Los Angeles, putting down roots in Indianapolis with his fiancé and is the proud owner of Indiana's first new-generation Martinizing Dry Cleaning franchise with a flagship location in Noblesville, IN. Also active in the community, Keith is passionate about charity work and making a difference.
What’s next? Sky’s the limit! But you can be sure it will be intriguing material that Keith believes will entertain and touch audiences in a unique, moving way as exemplified by one of his favorite quotes: “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” -Dr. Seuss