Long Island/Brooklyn native, J57 (fifty-seven) brings styles upon styles to his unique brand of instrumental music. He infuses his production with hip-hop, soul, glitch, and countless other influences with a masterful ear and unerring drive. Moonlighting for several years at the hip hop mecca, Fat Beats NY, J57 has made quite a name for himself in New York. His group, the Brown Bag AllStars, is one of the fastest rising rap acts in the independent music scene. While he is quickly accumulating renown in that realm, he is also versatile enough to put it down heavy on the instrumental tip with Balanced Records in 2010.