Giveon Dezmann Evans is a Long Beach-born R&B singer and songwriter who performs mononymously as Giveon. After signing to Toronto producer Sevn Thomas' record label, Not So Fast, Giveon first gained notoriety with his baritone-crooned hook on Drake's May 2020 single "Chicago Freestyle
." "Heartbreak Anniversary," taken from his debut EP Take Time
, became his first Billboard Hot 100 solo hit on the February 27, 2021 chart (along with "Like I Want You," which entered the same week).