Brandon “Brinn” James Gordon, known professionally as Brinn Major, is a rapper, singer- songwriter, actor, music producer and DJ who has also performed under the moniker Illyrik. A 10-year veteran of the Twin Ports hip-hop scene, Brinn Major coats raps in smooth, high-tech synths and sweet, shiny beats. Tracks glisten with a positive message. A 2022 four-song Soundcloud release, Spectrum, delves into weighty issues like sexuality and mental health. “People take their shots, I deflect it. Born with a mind I am blessed with,” the rapper says on the uplifting title track.