Keith Cozart (born August 15, 1995), better known by his stage name Chief Keef, is an American rapper and record producer from Chicago, Illinois. Keef began finding success in his music career while under house arrest, as his music videos were met with local acclaim. His increasing popularity led to a brief bidding war among labels, and ultimately Keef signed a major record deal with Interscope Records; later signing with 1017 Brick Squad. Keef would also become the CEO of his own record label, Glory Boyz Entertainment, later developing into Glo Gang. His debut album Finally Rich was released on December 18, 2012.