Producer, Screenwriter, and CEO
Alonzo Brown has had a diverse career in the entertainment industry as a film and television
producer, screenwriter, author, record executive, and rap artist. In the early 80’s as hip hop
began in the streets of New York, Alonzo became one of it’s pioneers, creating the group
Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde along with music mogul Andre Harrell. Alonzo transitioned into other
areas of the music industry as a General Manager of Cold Chillin’ Records, Director of Publicity of
Urban Music at Warner Brothers, and VP of A&R at A&M Records.
Reuniting with his former rap partner, André Harrell, Alonzo was named President of Uptown
Film and Television where he helped developed the groundbreaking TV show “New York
Undercover” for Fox Television. He went on to create and produce “My Cousin Skeeter” for
Nickelodeon starring Bill Bellamy, and the music driven syndicated series “Motown Live”.
In 1999 he discovered judge Greg Mathis and created “The Judge Mathis” court TV show, where
he is an Executive Producer as the show celebrates it’s 17th year on the air. Alonzo also wrote
the script for the film “Honey”, launching the career of actress Jessica Alba.
Alonzo is currently developing a number of projects through his production company, Brown
Communications; writing his memoir, “Harlem World”; and developing the internet’s first
audiobook site devoted to people of color called “Bijou”.