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Interview with Iz-Whizz

My Name Is Jeremy Jackson But…..My Family Calls Me Ezekiel Or Zeke For Short, But Everybody Call Me Lol Jeremy.

My Rap Name Is Iz-Whizz.

I’m From Memphis,Tn I Grew Up in South/Downtown Memphis I grew up In the Lemoyne District.

I’ve Been Listening To Music Since Birth (The 1st Song I Ever Heard Was Never Too Much By Luther Vandross….Lol!🤣🤣) Rakim Follow The Leader & Run-Dmc It’s Tricky Were The First Hip-hop Songs I Ever Heard After That……I Waa Hooked…….

My Main  Influence Is Redman!!!! (I Have A Lotta Favorite MCs/Rappers) Sorry I Can’t Tell You All My Influences.

I’m a Spitter 1st; Beatmaker 2nd But Mainly I Focus On My Beat Crafting.

I Got A Lotta Favorite Beatmakers But My Modern Favorite Beatmaker Is ArrabMuzik.

My All-Time Favorite Beatmakers Are J Dilla; Dj Paul of Three 6 Mafia and Of course Scram Jones .

Fun Fact: I Have a YouTube Gaming Channel

ThisIzMyChannel & A Twitch Channel www.Twitch.Tv/Rapwzrd87

 

Hi Jeremy! How did it all start for you in the music business? 

Iz-Whizz: Listening To Guys Like Run-Dmc,Rakim, Beastie Boys, & etc. But Basically Just Being Good At The Craft Of It, But Mostly It Was The Most Passionate thing I was good at.

 

How would you describe the music that you typically create?

Iz-Whizz: Best Of Both Worlds. Mainly hip hop and rap but I listen to everything trap pop-rock club Music you know UK drill music & Chicago drill music I listen to a little bit of everything I like to experiment and mix sounds together and see what I can come out with I try to do what nobody has done.

 

What is the message you are trying to give with your music?

Iz-Whizz: Quality & Pureness

Do you get creative blocks? If so, what do you do to move past them?

Iz-Whizz: I play a lot of video games from one I’m a hardcore gamer….. well…..a hardcore slash casual gamer some video game genres I’m hardcore and others I’m just casual with but other than that far as other things I like to you know chill-out read a lot of books watch out a cartoons anime dragon Ball z of course who doesn’t watch Dragon Ball z but of course that’s one thing I do and that’s kind of well smoke weed.

 

What is your favorite track you’ve made so far, and why?

Iz-Whizz: Subterranean trap because it’s a mixture between subterranean pop music and trap music and that was my first time ever actually experiment with different sounds with loop packs

What is the most useless talent you have?

Iz-Whizz: Besides being good at video games if that counts as a useless talent and I’m also into computer nerd s*** like video editing cuz I do have a YouTube channel so yeah you want to count that LMAO 😂😆 I could have been a video game or computer developer or been in MLG Major league gaming LMAO 😂

 

What is the most trouble you’ve ever gotten into?

Iz-Whizz: Playing  The Notorious B.I.G.  & Lil Kim Skit off Ready To Die When They Having You Know Whut (Lmao 🤣😂😂😂) On The School Intercom

What does your curiosity look like? How do you explore things?

Iz-Whizz: My curiosity looks like Bart Simpson and Nathan Drake.

I’ll explore things like Nathan Drake when he’s getting into adventure or like Bart Simpson when he’s in the Attic looking at or looking through cool old stuff or trying to come up with a new prank.

 

If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?

Iz-Whizz: I would change how people who make that hip hop that’s all about lyrics bars and beats and all that get noticed

What are you currently working on, and what’s next for you?

Iz-Whizz: Well, right now I’m on Www.Twitch.Tv look for me as Rapwzrd87

And there’s my YouTube channel ThisIzMyChannel

I’m working on my mixtape with my freestyle compilation so I will say it’s a mixtape compilation of my old freestyles I did when I was younger and there’s my new instrumental beats project called This Iz my world on bandlab.com

At the end of the day, what do you hope people take away from your music?

Iz-Whizz: Quality creativity….

and somewhat a peace of mind because I do have a social conscious side but I’m no Talib Kweli,I mean I’m still learning from those guys to be like to make like social awareness music that’s going to stick with you.

You Can find Iz-Whizz Music On:

www Bandlab.com/Izwhizz

www.Soundcloud.com/izwhizz87

Instagram

Thank you!

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Written by Emily

Emily is currently finishing her studies in journalism and popular media abroad in the School of Media studies in Tel Aviv. In free time she writes for several popular magazines and loves hip hop culture very much.

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