Keepz Jewelz a hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, NYC was born in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. As a child 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 freestyles to enhance his writing abilities within music. Born as Brian Lopez, known as his stage name Keepz Jewelz started to pursue his career in hip hop music as a freshman in high school.