He started rapping in 2010 at the tender age of 14 after falling in love with the art of (multi- syllable) rhyming and as almost all young men who were bitten by the music bug tend to do, then proceeded to form a group with friends at the time, called Cash Back Records (CBR).
This was the beginning of him truly beginning to hone his skills as a lyricist and producer. Unlike other young men however, members of the group - Ban T, King B, In10nse and Mizee himself - went on to become notable acts and players in the music industry.
“At some point I actually lived in Pretoria with my mom. We’d moved there even though my parents were still together at the time, but after a while my parents got divorced, while we were still there. It wasn’t a particularly hard time in my life necessarily because of the divorce, as some people would think. What really kinda rocked me at that time was losing my grandmother, my maternal grandmother. She passed away during that same year and that was what really hurt for me at that stage in life.”
While still in High School, at the prestigious Rainbow High, he met the award winning record label Bang!Gae (Formerly S.S.I); where he is currently still a recording artist and producer.
“I honestly feel like I’ve grown up as an artist through Bang! Gae. They really pushed me and taught me a lot about music. My earliest nudge, I would say, or introduction to rap, was 50 Cent’s In Da Club. I have an older sister and she used to play it all the time and I thought ‘Yo, this is dope’ and my love for rhyming just kinda came from there”.
His electrifying performances have earned him fans both young and old, and since the inception of his official music career he has performed at 3
“Initially I’d wanted to put out something a little mellow, a ‘chick’s tape’, for my female fans but just as we got to the end of that, we lost a lot of the beats and songs at the studio while we were in the process of updating software, so I decided to put More Fuh Yah together because as a Mizee fan, no matter what happens, I’ll always have more for ya in the vault,” he says. “More Fuh Yah was done in six weeks – production, recording, everything. It’s mainly self produced but I also got to work with two of our country’s best