Gerald G was born in Compton, California, yet moved to Austin’s historic Eastside when he was merely 4 years old. Gerald G established Monsta Entertainment in 2003 as his self-owned vehicle for business ventures done on his own terms. He forcefully emerged as Austin’s most frequent show-stopper as he demanded the spotlight performing alongside many major main stream artists.
In February 2007, he released his mixtape Mr 512, expressing the full extent of his narrative talent, garnering critical acclaim. That same month he was nominated for "Mixtape of the Year", "Artist of the Year" and "Video of the Year.
Gerald G has a extensive song catalog with guest appearances from major recording artist, Chamillionaire, Mr Fab, Dorrough, Lil Boosie, Chalie Boy, Bun B, Fonzworth Bentley and T-Pain.
In March 2007, Gerald G performed with Slim Thug and UGK at SXSW in Austin Tx.
In 2009, Gerald G Performed along side Bun B, Lil Wayne, Z-Ro, UGK and the Grammy award winning Three 6 Mafia.He was chosen to record a Intro for Austin's radio statio 93.9, which played everyday at 3pm and was a Official SXSW performer this year also.
In March 2010, Gerald G Performed along side Killer Mike, Rick Ross, David Banner an Nipsey Hustle. He was Awarded for "Artist of the Year" and "Best Collaboration" that year and was a Official SXSW performer this year also. In 2011, Gerald G became the First Local artist to open at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin Tx, alongside of major label artist: Kreayshawn, Fabulous and Neyo .He was a Official SXSW performer this year also.
In 2012,Gerald G Performed along side Twista,Big Sean and 2 Chains, He Also was Awarded as "Artist of the Year"
Gerald G Dropped his First Offical Album "I AM Mr. 512"
In 2013,Gerald G Performed along side Juvenile , He also Got another Award for "Outstanding Contributions and Achievements".He was asked to Performed at Sxsw again.
Gerald G was Ranked in the Top 10 of Houston Tx Hip Hop Charts and was a Official SXSW performer this year also.
Gerald G proves, the skies are nowhere near finished raining Gerald G’s brand of frenetic rap down from the heavens!
" lyrical whirlwind Gerald G laces "I'm a Beast" with a dash of wicked, double-timed flow,
February 2, 2007
"Forever Johnny-on-the-spot, Austin's Rapid Ric caught wind of Gerald G's genius a full 10 seconds before offering him a seat on the Whut It Dew Family couch"
March 1, 2007
"East Austin artists Gerald G, portrays his neighborhood travails as the vehicle he drives in forming a powerful artistic statement."
March 16, 2007
"The rising tide of tongue-twisting freestyle-champion Gerald G gains momentum with the recent online release of Ric's tsunami of a Mr. 512 mix."
April 27, 2007
"The effervescence of Austin crown jewels Gerald G"
August 28, 2007
"Tomorrow night, Club 311 (311 E. Sixth St.) hosts a two-year Hurricane Katrina anniversary show and benefit with a stellar lineup of performers, including Gerald G, East 35, V.I.P., the Culprit, Vice & Mic Trey, Goliath, SoBlaqq, Mike Money, Sincere, Two Brothers, Stacy Russell, Philliez Beatz, and D-Ray.
February 12, 2008
"I’m a friend and fan of Gerald G and Chalie Boy, so I love seeing them."
March 7, 2008
"Gerald G, putting "the hood on the map.Possibly Austin's most dexterous MC, flips tongue-twisting labyrinths of double-timed venom."
November 27, 2009
"What's Really Hood? (Monsta Entertainment). It's what you'd expect from the man dubbed Mr. 512 – pristine lyricism and plenty of heat"
March 12, 2010
"Some of Texas' biggest rappers, including Z-Ro and Gerald G."
May 13, 2011
Whut It Dew: The Album (Dew Music Group)
Even before he left Austin for Houston, DJ Rapid Ric and his Whut It Dew mixtapes served as some of the strongest links between the two cities' hip-hop scenes.The Album's foremost contributor: local twista Gerald G, who spits lightning-quick on "All About My Change" and teams with Lil' Flip and Da Ryno for disc highlight "Trunk Got the Beat."