At a press briefing, Izz JUVEY disclosed that music is a medium where one can impact social change, adding that at the moment he feel there is no music in the mainstream that is encouraging the youths, especially those in the music scene.
“I personify these messages through my life experiences and deliver them impeccably with my distinctive Gambian accent, unique voice and sensational swag. This, combined with my gift, magnifies me as an uprising young talent” he told What’s On.
However, the Edinburgh based star is currently working on numerous projects which includes mixtape as well as debut album, which will hit the music stands soon. According to him, in 2010, he was a member of a group called LAD-(Live After Dog), where they formed a group and recorded couples of songs.
Commenting on the country’s music scene, Izz JUVEY spoke about the need to expand his fans base in the country, in his quest to be a fully recognize artiste in the country. “I also have couple of line-ups in the pipeline and look forward to performing in any major concerts in the country in the near future”
It could be recalled that the UK based recording artiste, poetic lyricist and singer cum songwriter was born to a family with no music background. It was due to his interest in music, which dates back to his childhood era, by listening to many influential hip-hop stars hip-hop/rap icons like 2pac, B.I.G, 50 Cent and Eminem to name a few
At the age of 15, he started writing songs, poems, short stories, poetry as well as recording at music studios. In 2007, he independently created and distributed his groundbreaking mix tape entitled “Diary of Young Juvey: Born in Da Heart of Gambia”. This did exceptionally well, being credible enough to gain me some modest recognition. His principles has underpinned the creativity of his music is to deliver music that illuminate positive messages and serve as an educational tool to influence and motivate troubled youths entrapped in many areas of the social injustice.
On his return to the Scottish Urban Music Scene, after a brief leave due to his educational pursuit, he his music is now a household name and is currently busy on his forthcoming studio project entitled “Troubled Youth: The Hidden Truth”.
You can watch his music on www.uprisin.co.uk and other digital media stores such as iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and etc.