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Young Boy Tizzy
Young Boy Tizzy does it because he loves it! Bursting onto the DMVs growing hip hop scene in early 2007, Young Boy Tizzy (a.k.a. Dahvae Akers) is no newcomer to music. Penning his first song when he was only nine years old, the young artist started rapping for fun: I wasnt serious about rapping at first, but people kept telling me that I was good and I should pursue it Following this advice, the young rapper began to study Jay-Z, DMX, Jadakiss, T.I. and other renowned rappers in hopes of learning how to be more lyrical. His homework paid off and by the age of 12, Young Boy Tizzy improved his rapping abilities and became a serious contender on the local rap scene. He is influenced by some of his favorite artists including T.I., Jay-Z, Young Jeezy and Wale, but Young Boy Tizzy definitely brings his own unique style to the game. With a swagger youve never seen before, complex lyrics and addictive beats, Young Boy Tizzy is on his way to becoming one of the legendary rappers of our time. While his music caters to a younger crowd, his ability to insert clever metaphors and switch up his wordplay appeals to an older fan base. His popularity is on the rise due, in part, to the success of his Young Boy Tizzy Mixxtape Vol.1 (10,000+ copies sold), guest appearances on the I Love DC Mixxtape (25,000+ copies sold), 43,000+ myspace profile views and 4,000+ music plays. Young Boy Tizzy remains focused and is GRINDING in every since of the word. So, be on the lookout for Young Boy Tizzyone of the hottest artists to come out of the DMV. Booking Info: 202-683-0801
Have you performed in front of an audience?
Yes. I won a talent show at the Zanzibar on the Water Front April 21st 2007 came back and performed April 20th 2008. I also opened up for Plies at a teen party June 18th 2008 for a "Bust It Baby Party" at the Zanzibar on The Waterfront. Ive also performed at Ibizu, the Ultra Bar,Club Bounce and several birthday parties. I love performing its better than writing a song recording a song..Its just the rush i get from it.
Your musical influences
Im a big fan of REAL HIP HOP so I definitely listen to alot of Jay-Z Jadakiss and DMX, Big Pun BIGGIE and PAC. I also listen to alot of T.I. Young Jeezy Kanye Lupe Joel Ortiz and you know just good hit hop.
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