G-Easy, aka Gerald Earl Gillum, is an American rapper from Oakland, Ca. He attended college at Loyola University in New Orleans. Starting out as a record producer, G-Eazy began working on singles while he was still a student at the Loyola University at New Orleans with his producer Christoph Andersson who also was a student there. He gained some recognition for being a part of the new hip hop scene back in the East Bay Area, joining with such artists as Lil B, Crohn and The Cataracs. He became a member of a local hip hop group called “The Bay Boyz”, who had released several songs on their Myspace page.
He released first major-label album, These Things Happen, was released on June 23, 2014, and peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard 200. His third album, The Beautiful & Damned, was released on December 15, 2017, and peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard 200. It featured the single “No Limit” (featuring Cardi B and ASAP Rocky), which reached number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100. G-Eazy released his long anticipated fourth studio album These Things Happen Too on September 24, 2021. It was supported by the singles “Running Wild (Tumblr Girls 2)” and “Breakdown” featuring Demi Lovato in the weeks leading up to the release date.
W Scottsdale, located in the heart of the city’s booming Entertainment District, hosted a live performance by acclaimed hip hop artist, songwriter and producer G-Eazy presented by Pepsi Zero Sugar on Thursday, February 9, 2023 to kickoff Big Game Weekend and the W Scottsdale “Super Week” series. The event was Presented by Pepsi Zero Sugar and W Scottsdale, Powered by E11EVEN and Spellbound Entertainment Group, and G-Eazy performed live at W Scottsdale’s Cottontail Lounge. The previous night Rick Ross performs, and the Super Week weekend lineup continues with Cardi B. on Feb 10 and the Playboy party featuring Ludacris on Feb 11.
Talent guests at the G-Eazy performance night with Pepsi included G-Eazy, Mario Lopez, Scott Eastwood, Cedric The Entertainer, Kevin Federline, Foodgod, Michael Irvin, Reggie Bush and Lilet Avagyan, Knowshon Moreno, Larry Sanders, Tavarres King, Austin Mills (opening Dj duo for G-Eazy), Dale Moss, Troy Fumagalli, Colin Egglesfield, Ashley Haas, Stefan Benz, CeeDee Lamb, Rob Steinberg, HBO’s Winning Time Caitlin O’Connor, TV host Madison Brodsky, Josh Altman and Matt Altman of Million Dollar Listing, Adam Ambruso, Steve Walls, Jasmine Palmer, Q Randle, Bobby OkeReke, Shawne Merriman, Laquon Treadwell and wife Victoria Treadwell, Sierra May, Leanna Heston, Relentless Beats Founder Thomas Turner, Adam Lynn, James Crane, TJ Warren, Michelle Young, Lydia Olsen, Patrick Lape, among others.