Quincy Brown (born June 4, 1991) is an American actor, entrepreneur, and recording artist who performs under the mononym Quincy. He is best known for his debut starring role in the 2015 film Brotherly Love, and his music single "Friends First". More recently, he is a regular on the television musical drama Star. He is the adopted stepson of Diddy, founder of Bad Boy Records.

Early life

Quincy was born in New York City to model Kim Porter and singer Albert Joseph Brown (Al B. Sure!).[117] He was named after his godfather, music and entertainment icon Quincy Jones. In 1994, when he was three, his mother began a relationship with Sean Combs (Diddy). The couple had three more children together, a son, Christian, and twin daughters D'Lila and Jessie.[4][5][6] For his 16th birthday, Diddy and Porter threw Quincy a celebrity studded party in Atlanta that was featured on MTV’s My Super Sweet 16.[7] His family moved around often but he spent most of his youth in Georgia and later moved to Los Angeles, California in his final years of high school and completed his education at Calabasas High School.

Career

In August 2012, Quincy walked in the Gaborone Fashion Weekend event in Botswana.[8]

On February 19, 2015, he walked in Naomi Campbell's Ebola awareness show during New York Fashion week.[9]

In June 2015, Quincy made his directorial debut with the music video for singer and actress Elle Winter's song No Words.[10]

On June 23, 2016, Quincy announced that he had signed a record deal with Bad Boy/Epic Records.[11]

Quincy Brown now stars in the new FOX original show called Star. He plays as Derek Jones, Carlotta Brown's (Queen Latifah) neighbor and Alexandra's (Ryan Destiny) love interest.

Business ventures

He is the founder of the production company FourXample.[117][117] He also has a watch line called Chalk by Quincy, a jeans collection with Embellish and a start-up technology company.

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2012We the PartyReggie
2015Brotherly LoveChris Collins
2015DopeJaleel
2015StreetDante

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2008My Super Sweet 16Himself2 episodes
2015CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationTrey PeachEpisode: "Hero to Zero"
2016The Haves and the Have NotsDaylonRecurring role; 3 episodes
2016Keeping Up With The KardashiansHimselfEpisode: "Rites Of Passage"
2016–presentStar[117]Derek JonesMain Cast

Discography