Keepz Jewelz is a hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, New York raised in the Crown Heights neighborhood. Born as Brian Lopez, known as his stage name Keepz Jewelz at the age of 9 Keepz Jewelz and his family that consisted of his mother, himself and 4 siblings relocated to a project housing in South Georgia. This is where he would grow to be influenced by the music and the environment from both southern and east coast cultures. Just looking for a way to escape the struggling area and hard times, Keepz started to focus on ghetto poetry, loose narratives and passionately started to pursue his career in hip hop music as a freshman in high school. Keepz Jewelz, influenced by both old school and new school hip hop music, listened to a lot of Jay Z, Nas, Lloyd Banks, OutKast and Fabolous, as well as rap gods Gang Starr, Rakim and Scarface. After gaining recent attention performing at shows in NYC and NJ and rapping over Shyne's classical Bad Boyz instrumental. Keepz Jewelz will release his long awaited first project in August2015, a mixtape titled "The Get Down”.