Artist Interview: Young Kazz
Tell us about yourself and your music
My style of music is old-school East coast flow modernized with the current times dipped in Southern slang. I was born in Portsmouth Virginia. My dad was in the Navy, mom worked in retail. I fell in love with music early. Mom put me on to jazz and all other types of music. She wanted me to experience different things
Talk to us more about your latest release
The Bigger Picture which is produced by Chicago producer Custom Made chronicles 3 points of view of a blind man’s take on life, the industry, and the world we live in. It is available on iTunes, GooglePlay and all other music platforms.
What inspired you to write this release?
It actually just happened out of no where. I let the beat sit for about 6 months before I even started writing to it. Then it just all came all at once.
Any plans to hit the road?
I will be performing in Lewisville Arkansas February 25 and in Dallas at the Prophet Bar March 13 … doors open at 8
As an indie artist, how do you brand yourself and your music to stand out from the rest of the artists out there?
I notice a lot of artists talk about the same thing. I separate myself by bringing substance. There’s always a message
Who have you been listening to lately?
Drake, J. Cole, Travis Scott, Migos, and me of course.
Tell us about your passions
I am always thinking about my community, my country, the world, and how I can be a voice and assist in making it better
What else is happening next in your world?
The sky is the limit.
Thanks for an awesome interview, Cazzie!