What's up Leafers? Welcome to the latest edition of On the Rise where we interview upcoming hip hop talent. Today's guest is hip hop artist,Tizzy Teach. Tizzy Teach is a lyricist with hard hitting bars and a swift delivery. Tizzy's vibe is similar to Lupe Fiasco with a hint of Kanye. Tizzy also has a natural kick-push aura which can be attributed to his ability to skateboard and rap. Tizzy's latest track "I Can't Help It" is a banger that highlights Tizzy's dynamic delivery and purposeful content. Tizzy's current momentum and talent makes him an artist to watch in 2022 and beyond. But enough from us, we recently linked up with Tizzy to discuss his life and music. Check out the interview below.
Westleaf Staff: What's up Tizzy? We love your vibe. When did you start making music?
Tizzy Teach: I started making music the year I graduated High School which was in 2010.
Westleaf Staff: How did your early life shape your interest in music?
Tizzy Teach: My dad being a producer and artist is what started it all. I was always around different kinds of music growing up. My family is really open minded.
Westleaf Staff: Who is your biggest musical influence?
Tizzy Teach: My biggest musical influence outside of my father and grunge rock would be hip hop. Hip hop is my everyday life. I take things I go through and talk about it in my music. No matter what style of song I make there is always a piece of myself in it.
Westleaf Staff: What has been the defining moment in your music career?
Tizzy Teach: My defining moment would be the moment that I am in now. I've done so much to prepare for what's to come and I've had some wins here and there but everything so far has been preparing me for the next step in my career. Reaching more people and giving them a unique experience means the world to me.
Westleaf Staff: What makes you a unique artist?
Tizzy Teach: What makes me a unique artist is my ability to keep my perspective genuine. I mean we've all got aa story right? With me, it's a bit more relatable to the every day person trying to make something of themselves.
Westleaf Staff: What does art mean to you?
Tizzy Teach: Art is perception and my perception is different which doesn't make it any less valuable.
Describe music in three words.
Tizzy Teach: Music is LIFE.
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