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Brent Black (born: April 12, 1984 (1984-04-12) [age 36]), also known as brentalfloss, is an American musician that adds lyrics to classic video game titles, such as Punch-Out!!, Megaman 2, Super Mario 3D World, and Donkey Kong Country. He also has original songs for his albums and some on YouTube, such as "This is the Album You've Been Waiting For", "The BrentalFloss Comic Song", and his first song, "The Dreamer". He wrote this song when he was 12, and his sister named it.

Career

YouTuber career

Black is best known for adding lyrics to video game music. His first "with lyrics" video he made was based on the title theme of Mega Man 3 for the NES. Brent's website indicates that his stage name "brentalfloss" is always intentionally spelled with lower-case letters. Brent also appears as one of the principal actors in the web series My Life as a Video Game in the role of Menu, a supercomputer A.I..

Beyond YouTube

Brent has also released studio albums. His first CD, What If This CD... Had Lyrics? was released in the Spring of 2010. It contains re-recorded and re-mastered versions of every song of his "With Lyrics" series that was released at that time, plus additional CD-exclusive songs. It features fellow video game bands The Megas and The Konami Kode, with tracks peaking in the top 100 on iTunes comedy charts worldwide. He has also released a G-Rated and instrumental version of the album. In early 2011, he released The Super-Secret EP under the pseudonym "DJ Super Secret", which was revealed to members of his mailing list first, and was released to public afterwards. Brent later set up a fundraising page on his site to try to garner funds for a second CD, which reached its goal of $4000. The CD was completed in March 2012, but was unable to be released until June 2012 due to printing errors. He released digital downloads for Bits of Me on June 8, 2012. Brent also appeared in three Nostalgia Critic reviews of Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2, Moulin Rouge! and Les Misérables, as well as Paw Dugan's review of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. The official soundtrack is available. Brent formerly produced a brentalfloss webcomic series as well, running from 2012 to 2013 and concluding after its 200th entry. In February 2014, Brent released his third studio album, Flossophy. Brent currently co-hosts a podcast on Maximum Fun, titled "Trends Like These", in which he, his former college roommate Travis McElroy, and journalist Courtney Enlow discuss topics and issues that are trending on social media websites. In 2017, he produced and launched a video game titled Use Your Words, and announced he is producing the soundtrack for a multi-platform cat-themed adventure platformer game titled A Purrtato Tail. In May 2019, he began a podcast with Kate Sloane called Question Box.

This page was made on February 13, 2020 by Nintendofan885.

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