Izzy is a US based Nigerian hip hop artiste. Here is his version of Praiseworld Bars - 16 bars with the theme JESUS. He jumps on the beat with an easy feel whilst inserting some melody into it. Let's know what your take is on this version.
Praiseworld Bars is a hip hop initiative hosted by Praiseworld Radio. The theme for this season is “JESUS”. Each participating rapper is expected to jump on the same beat, with lyrics about the theme (JESUS) in 16bars ONLY.
LET'S MEET IZZY
The U.S-based Nigerian, a multi-talented producer and Gospel recording artist by the name Israel Toluwani Odebode (Stage Name: IZZY)…sometimes called Izzybeatz, was born on the 19th of December. IZZY had loved music since he was 7 years. He started with playing the drum set and then keyboard, not until he found himself doing some little production and stepping up his game in the music industry.
He was a praise and worship leader in his church back in Nigeria: Assemblies of God Church, Ibadan, and is actively involved in the musical band of his present church in the USA, where he is the music director till date.
This Gospel artist is gradually making waves in the Nigerian Gospel music scene. He is presently signed to a U.S record label: THAVMA RECORDS owned and by his elder brother Iyanu Odebode and co-owned by Izzy.
This young man has been into music for close to 9 years now, and God is really helping him to push his music career forward. Nevertheless, he still takes his academics twice as serious.
Izzy recently released his album on May 19th, 2013. The album titled “MY DESIRE” is currently receiving rave reviews and massive airplays on radio stations, online radios, websites, blogs and several media outfits across the globe, in countries like Nigeria, Kenya, Brazil, France, U.K and The Unites States.
The album contains hit singles which were premiered earlier this year. Singles like “Mukulu Mukeke”, “Victory”, and “All of my life”, to mention a few.
Izzy also bagged two nominations this year 2013: First was the Nigeria Gospel Music Awards under the “Best Male Artist in Diaspora” category and second was the Nigeria Gospel Music Video Awards where his hit single “Mukulu mukeke” Video was nominated as Best Male Video in Diaspora.
The Nigeria Gospel Music Awards (NGMA) nominee also released a single in September 2013, titled “Wonder” that featured Nigeria’s Gospel rapper “Provabs”, currently receiving massive audience and blessing lives.
The fast rising afro-gospel artiste, Izzy has truly been a blessing to the Nigerian gospel music industry and he always ascribes all the thanks to God who has made this possible. It is evident that God has been using him as a vessel to impact lives positively.