Gerald Earl Gillum (born May 24, 1989), better known by his stage name G-Eazy (sometimes called Young Gerald), is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Oakland, California. His debut album, These Things Happen was released on June 23, 2014, and received positive reviews from critics. The album peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard 200. His second album, When It’s Dark Out, was released on December 4, 2015.
On June 23, 2014, G-Eazy released his major-label debut album, These Things Happen. The album topped the US Billboard’s Hip-Hop/R&B and Top Rap Albums charts, also earning him the number 3 spot on the US Billboard 200 and the Top Digital Albums Chart. The album has sold nearly 265,000 copies to date. On October 21, 2014, Gillum embarked on his sold-out “From the Bay to the Universe” tour. The tour traveled across the globe to countries like Australia and New Zealand. This was his first headlining tour overseas.
Gillum’s sophomore album, When It’s Dark Out, was released on December 4, 2015. On January 6th, 2016, G-Eazy launched his second world tour. The tour will see G-Eazy cross the United States, Europe, and Australia.