Apollo Brown | Interview
Apollo Brown is a hip hop producer from Detroit, MI. He began making music in 1996, graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Business Administration, and immersed himself in the hip hop community. He formed a production group with Bronze Nazareth called Black Day In July. In 2007, Apollo released an instrumental album, Skilled Trade, followed by Make Do in 2009. After winning the Detroit Red Bull Big Tune Championships in 2009, he signed with the Mello Music Group as a producer. In 2010, Apollo released The Reset, a series of remixed tracks with new music and verses by Rapper Big Pooh, Black Milk, MED, Grap Luva, Kenn Starr, Oddisee, Diamond District, and more. That same year, he released a collaborative album with Boog Brown called Brown Study, and a group album, Gas Mask, with group The Left. In 2011, Apollo released the instrumental album Clouds and a collaborative album, Daily Bread, with Hassaan Mackey. In 2012, Apollo released his biggest album to date, Trophies, with O.C. of D.I.T.C. Several months later, he released Dice Game with Guilty Simpson.