Christopher Brent a/k/a Brent Faiyaz

By: Crystal Cordero

Woods, also known as Brent Faiyaz is an American R&B singer. He started making music at the age of 12, although his parents did agree with it.  In 2014, Brent started uploading his experimental music to SoundCloud. In 2016, he got his break when he was featured on a “Gold Link” single ‘Crew’ which was certified 6x platinum and earned him a nomination at the Grammys for best rap/song collaboration.

On February 22, 2019, he released the song “What You Heard” which trended on TikTok with the lyrics ‘’What’s the word? Tell me what you’ve heard. Don’t tell me what to do, just tell me when it hurts’’. This song along with many other songs have gone viral on TikTok.  

One of his most recent songs All Mine has over 15 million views. 


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