Joseph Hopper better known by his stage names, Bernstein and Young Billy Grand, is a Hip Hop artist, and Writer from Beaumont, Texas.  He later moved to Houston where he honed his craft of writing and creating music. Bernstein was a member of the Infamous Playa Family and signed to Game Tite Records in 1996. Even from a prison cell Bernstein was the 1st voice you heard on the groups’ debut record. He was able to keep himself relevant by working as a ghostwriter for several years while incarcerated.  His first record appearance was Focus on Ambition Vol.1 with the Infamous Playa Family, where he was an original member. Followed by Focus on Ambition Vol. 2, T Boy City of Lights, La Costra Nostra, Imperial, and Rise Above All.

His music has also been featured on recent mix tapes such as The Get Money Girls, Pretty Hustlaz, Candy Coated Models: Tip or Die & a plethora of DJ Louie13 compilations. Bernstein has collaborated with artist such as Scarface, Big Pokey, Gangsta Nip, South Park Mexican, Kandy Kash, Adonis Edmond and more. He has also worked with platinum producer Mario Ayala of Play House Music who has over the years helped Bernstein craft his distinguished sound.  He is currently working on his solo debut (Scuzz Ball) gauging for a 4th quarter release.