Greg Cooks, mononymously known as Puntin, is an American Christian Hip Hop artist, entrepreneur, and record producer. He is the president, and founder of the independent record label Puntanious Entertainment. Puntin debuted with Rap'n Rev in 2007 through Worldwide Impact Records. Puntin began garnering national attention when he performed at the 2011 BET Music Matters Showcase in LA, California. On December, 14, 2011, Puntin released his first mixtape, Champion, which pushed over 5,000 units on hotnewhiphop.com, and over 3,500 units on datpiff. Considering his buzz from Champion, Puntin released the 1st installment to his mixtape series, Bananas 1, December 30, 2012, the mixtape was downloaded of 7,000 times, and viewed over 24,000 times on datpiff. The last three albums to the installment was downloaded over 30,000 times and became an internet hit. His independent album release, Back to the Basics, came out on April, 22, 2014, and it became his first Christian Hip-Hop album to chart on the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap charts. The album became a best seller on Amazon.com. Puntin has performed on the same stages as Kirk Franklin, Tye Tribbett, James Fortune, Ludacris, Juvenile, Mystical, Paul Wall, Chamillionaire, and Lil Flip. He has toured overseas in England, New Zealand, and all across the U.S. Puntin had won the Texas Gospel Rapper of the Year (Texas Gospel Excellence Awards) 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and has been nominated for 2015. His mission is to touch lives through his musical gift, and prove that there can be great rap music without profanity, or glorifying violence. Puntin has gained fans and supporters worldwide from performing, and utilizing social media to stay connected with them. He has produced a major majority of his own beats, along with writing his own songs. His uniqueness, hard work, dedication, and humble spirit makes him a fan favorite.