Gerald Earl Gillum (born May 24, 1989), better known by his stage name G-Eazy, is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Oakland, California. His debut album, These Things Happen was released on June 23, 2014, and received positive reviews from critics. The album peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard 200. His second album, When It's Dark Out, was released on December 4, 2015. G-Eazy's mixtapes at this period of time were met with limited success. In August 2011, he released The Endless Summervia his official site. The mixtape sampled a number of songs, most notably an updated version of 1961's US No. 1 hit song, "Runaround Sue", performed by Dion DiMucci. This song garnered over four million views via YouTube. The music video for "Runaround Sue" (featuring Devon Baldwin) was directed by Tyler Yee. The mixtape features guest appearances from Greg Banks, Erika Flowers and Devon Baldwin. In November 2011, Gillum embarked on his nationwide tour with Shwayze. "My Life Is a Party" was featured in the game Saints Row: The Third on an in-game radio station.