Rapper Left Brain Net Worth and Income Sources

The following is a breakdown of American Singer Left Brain’s net worth and primary income sources.

Left Brain, real name Vyron Dalyan Turner, is a popular American rapper and producer. He is well known for being a member of the rap group MellowHype and Odd Future.

Left Brain’s estimated net worth as per reputable online sources is $1 million

Left Brain has accumulated wealth mostly through music sales and tours.  Let’s delve deeper to examine the net worth and income of the American rapper.

Left Brain Net Worth: $1 million

Left Brain Income Sources

Left Brain has different sources of income. He earns most of his income through music sales and tours. In addition, the rapper earns income from online sales of merchandise.

The following summarizes Left Brain’s main sources of income.

  • Profits from Music Sales (Income not known)
  • Profits from online sales (Income not known)
Left Brain Net Worth : Left Brain while performing live in a concert. Credit: Billboard.com
Left Brain while performing live in a concert. Credit: Billboard.com

Income Source 1: Music Sales

Left Brain earned most of his income through sales of rap songs and mixtapes. He is one of the producers of the hip-hop collective group Odd Future. In addition, he along with fellow rapper Hodgy was the founder and member of the now defunct MellowHype.

Odd Future and MellowHype have released many albums and mixtapes. Notable mixtapes released by the group include YellowWhite, Blackened White, and INSA. The group shared the profit from music sales and tours. The income of the rap group members is not known.

Left Brain Net Worth : Left Brain posing with rapper Tyler. Credit: Pinterest@Fanpop
Left Brain posing with rapper Tyler. Credit: Pinterest@Fanpop

Income Source 2: Merchandise Sales

Left Brain earns income from the online sale of branded merchandise. He sells T-shirts, stickers, and posters on Odd Future’s official site [1]. His income from the online sale of merchandise has not been disclosed. 

Left Brain Net Worth : Left Brain playing with a goat. Credit: Young California
Left Brain playing with a goat. Credit: Young California

Left Brain Bio/Early Life

Jeff Brain was born on 29th December 1989. The American was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is also known by the nicknames Left Brizzle, David McGruffin, Beyonte, Mellow, Scottie Pimpin’, Left Brain Israel, and Lord Rudah. He has not revealed anything about his family. He is the cousin of famous hip-hop record producer JHawk.

Brain attended Crenshaw High School located in Los Angeles. His classmate at high school was Mike G. Scroll. The duo later founded music record label companies MellowHype and OddFuture. He is the godfather of Mike’s son Trenton.

Musical Career

Left Brain has been influenced by hip-hop songs since childhood. He copied the styles of famous African American rappers when singing in front of his friends. He made music independently but did not release the music.

Left Brain along with his friend Hodgy Beats formed the hip hop band MellowHype in 2007.

The same year several rappers including Tyler Okonma, Left Brain, Hodgy, Casey Veggies, Jasper Dolphin, and the Super 3 created an alternative hip hop collective Odd Future. The group released their first mixtape The Odd Future Tape in November 2008.

MellowHype released the group’s first mixtape, Yellow White, in February 2010. Their debut studio album titled BlackenedWhite was released in October 2010.

Odd Future went on a tour of London and New York in November 2010. The group members were well-received by the fans and the event provided them with great publicity.

In April 2011, Left Brain and his friend Hodgy performed with the Mississippi-based group Drum of Death. The concert was aired on the Daily Habit program of Fuel TV. The same month Odd Future signed a deal with Sony Music Entertainment and RED Distribution to create a record label company Odd Future Records.

MellowHype also performed at the BBC music showcase along with the rapper Tyler Okonma. The same year a remastered version of their song BlackenedWhite was released by Fat Possum Records.

Left Brain and Hodgy released many songs in 2012. They released the song La Bonita featuring Mile G., Frank Ocean, and Earl Sweatshirt in July 2012.

In September 2012, MellowHype released several songs including Wasabi, Decoy, Greezy, LP, and What. Wasabi featured famous rapper Juicy J. In addition, the song Greezy included a guest appearance by rapper and songwriter Domo Genesis.

Domo Genesis, Left Brain, and Hedgy created MellowHigh in April 2013. The trio released their debut album the same year. The group’s album peaked at number 89 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The following year the group released their second mixtape titled INSA (I Need Some Answers).

In 2015, the group MellowHype was disbanded and Left Brain and Hodgy decided to concentrate on their music career. MellowHype reunited briefly in 2017 to release Left Brain’s mixtape titled MindGone Vol. 1.

Odd Future Records held a concert at the Low-End Theory club in Los Angeles in August 2018. The upcoming albums of the group members include Verses: GT by Mike G. and H.O.P.E. by Ash Rider.

Left Brain Net Worth : Left Brain posing with a friend. Credit: Instagram@Leftbrain
Left Brain posing with a friend. Credit: Instagram@Leftbrain

Left Brain Accomplishments

Left Brain is the producer and founding member of the record label company Odd Future. He along with Hodgy Beats was also the producer of MellowHype which has released many of his albums.  

Left Brain Controversies/Criticisms

Left Brain was charged with an assault in 2011.  He was alleged to have slapped a photographer named Amy Harris at the Voodoo Experience festivals held in New Orleans [2].

Left Brain (Vyron Turner)’s the interview:

Best Left Brain Quotes

 “Brought my first Rolex Today.”

 “I woke up in a new Prius SKURR.”

“Follow lil bro new account @NickZarate1… niggas account was hacked HAHAHA.”

Left Brain Biography

Legal NameVyron Dalyan Turner
Net Worth$1 million
Source of WealthMusic Sales, Merchandise sales
Date of Birth29th December 1989
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California
Height179 cm, 5 ft 9 inches
Weight75 kg, 165 lbs
Marital StatusN/A
Names of ChildrenN/A

Frequently Asked Questions About Left Brain

What is the real name of Left Brain?

Left Brain’s real name is Vyron Dalyan Turner.

Is Left Brain a producer?

The American rapper Left Brain is also a music producer. He is one of the producers of Odd Future. He was also the co-producer of MellowHype studio which disbanded in 2017.

Is Left Brain still with Odd Future?

Left Brain has remained the producer of Odd Future since founding it about a decade ago. There were rumors of a breakup. But co-producer Hodgy Beats said that the group isn’t breaking up.


[1]. Official website of Odd Future online store

[2]. Left Brain charged with assault in 2011

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