Shizzio is a rapidly rising star in the emerging UK hip-hop scene. Thanks to street smarts, determination and artistic skill, Shizzio has become an emblem of hope for aspiring British-Asian artists looking for a voice in hip-hop.
Hailed as the Asian Eminem by East London Grime legend Lethal Bizzle, shizzio hardly needs an introduction. Born and bred on the borders of East London & Essex, this rapper has navigated his way into an undeniable realm. His first ever video featured Tim Westwood & Kat Man (Choice FM) way back in 2006 and Shizzio has gone from strength to strength.
Now a regular play-listed artist on Bobby Friction’s BBC Asian Network Show & Nihal’s BBC Radio 1 show, shizzio has proven himself as the only asian rapper that has a world wide audience. Play listed in over 150 countries world wide, shizzio has had the a number one record in Venezuela as well as a most requested song in Miami, China, & UK.
He has collaborated with the worlds best, despite still being unsigned. The Game, Lil Kim, Noreaga, Rah Digga, TQ, Mario Winans, Outlandish, Wiley, Ghetts, Devlin, Big Narstie, Fire Camp, Stig, & Sway (Konvict) are just some of the names you’ll find shizzio on tracks with. His previous 2 free mixtapes have been downloaded over 150,000 times (combined) and shizzio has performed all across the globe proving that an independent artist can and will succeed in this current bad musical economic climate. With Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan & Jay Sean recently singling out shizzio as the one to look out for with a “definite shot of making it” the future is bright.
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