As we enter 2018, the rapper known as Mozzy is clearly not content to simply rest on his laurels. The prolific Sacremento born artist consistently demonstrates his integrity and dedication to producing quality music. His honesty is a breath of fresh air. Furthermore, he is conscientious of his image and how he effects listeners. Although Mozzy is an unquestionable realist, he is a positive role-model. He has a charisma similar to Boosie Badazz or Gucci Mane, with a beyond loyal, now global fan-base. Many are saying he’s ready to crossover onto the pop charts. Fans have been vocal of his potential for a long time, just read Your text to link… for a taste of what hip hop fans are saying globally. Additionally, he may be the hardest working rapper of his generation, continuing to release music as the year came to close.
Mozzy’s most recent album is a collaboration with the Rick Ross endorsed, Yowdah. In many ways, this is classic Mozzy mixtape material. He gives a platform to a new artist, all while delivering a lyrical clinic. The production is consistent, west coast inspired trap beats laced with intricate, aggressively confident rhymes. This is a rapper who doesn’t glorify where he comes from. His realism is genuine, and many, including high-level executives are clamoring for a piece of the new, unique voice in music.
Mozzy has a clear-eyed connection to music-fans. A sobering presence reminiscent of 2Pac. His is at conflict with both himself and the world. He champions voices silenced by oppression and injustice. Mozzy’s artistry elevates hip-hop, it doesn’t denigrate. Humanizing and harmonious, his music is redemptive and reflective. This year may be the year of Mozzy, a rapper ready to shine, the heir to Kendrick Lamar’s throne. Quite simply, this music demands recogntion.