Born Jenay Imerald Brown in Oakland, California. Imerald Brown is a multifaceted and complex artist. Imerald Brown's lyricism is a reflection of past life experiences, themes of societal struggle, love and relationships and personal growth. Imerald Brown started off writing poetry, then melodic songs. Eventually, Imerald Brown created raps. Imerald Brown doesn't settle for one outlet of creating. Even writing a self-help book, a published collection of poetry, skits, and monologues. Imerald Brown has traveled to follow her dreams embarking on a journey through Los Angeles which sparked inspiration for material in her first book.
Imerald Brown has performed at various venues like San Francisco's historic The Fillmore, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, Sweet's Ballroom, La Pena Cultural Center, New Parkway Theater, Starline Social Club, Qulture Collective, Eastside Arts Alliance, Red Victorian, CSU Stanislaus, UC Davis, Drop 84, The Uptown Nightclub, Berkeley's Juneteenth Festival, San Francisco's Juneteenth Festival and other local venues as well as non-local venues.
Imerald Brown was influenced by artists such as Zion I, The Grouch, Eminem, Lauryn Hill, M.I.A., Nas, Tupac, and E-40.
Imerald Brown released Mental Mayhem and Collision Imprint in 2016, followed by Brainstorm in 2017. Imerald also released numerous mixtapes digitally over time. Imerald released ENIGMA in 2018, a 15 track album produced by Seattle producer Cole Holland. Imerald's EP Embers was released in September of 2020 which includes production from Awkwa Man and Cole Holland. Embers also features singer Lil Flower Nasti. Imerald is also working on a compilation of songs geared towards RnB and Pop artist to showcase her versatile writing ability. Currently, Imerald Brown is writing her third book and actively recording and writing new music.