The music industry is always getting enriched by young singers who are coming up with fresh ideas, tunes and lyrics. Every year, new artists are born. They present the world with innovative and meaningful music.
Chyzzi is one among them. He is a young Nigerian singer who propagated Afrobeat music. Afrobeat music has its roots in African culture and tradition.
THE SECRET BEHIND THE NAME CHYZZI
Chyzzi was born in Port Harcourt whose name was Harrison Chimzim Anokwuru at the time of his birth. He once told a reporter the secret behind his name Chyzzi. His friends called him Chyzzi during his growing years. It was a popular slang during those days. Chyzzi means Declaration of a Sovereign Presence( God Dey).
Chyzzi did his schooling in Nigeria and Ghana. Music was his passion but had to suppress his desire as he was being raised in a strict Christian home where he had to participate in the church choir and never got an opportunity to curate his music. But such situations became better when he left Nigeria. After moving out of Nigeria things began to change. He got freedom and the opportunity to study art and learn how to record through various recording apps. He saved money to set up a studio so that he can practice as much as he can.
He achieved huge success within a short span. His accomplishments are:
His first single album ” Paranoid ” was released in 2017 along with his label mate.
After his debut in 2017, which became a chart-topper, he released another solo debut single named ” Bomb”.
Following this came “Approve”, which is a sophomore single featuring popular Nigerian artiste Ceeza Milli. This also received robust appreciation and was a chartbuster for weeks. Chyzzi says that this track solidified his ground as a conscious artist.
In 2020, his third single album ” Owo Ti De” was released, which headed towards his EP premier.
His latest release was a street anthem. It received a voluminous response and it ushered a message for the youth to save money and leverage legal ways to create wealth. Chuzzi’s songs are inspirational and are relatable to my music lovers.
CHYZZI’S VIEW ON AFROBEAT MUSIC
Chyzzi describes himself as an exponent of good, meaningful music. He inspired and encouraged Nigerian music to tune into original music and to emphasize Afrobeat music.
He says, Nigeria is blessed with musically sound people and they are the forerunners of Afrobeat music. Nigerians presented the world with the knowledge of Nigerian music, which the world was ignorant of and was at sleep.
But in recent times, he feels happy to see the popularity of Afrobeat music. It is spreading like wildfire and people are accepting and acknowledging it wholeheartedly. He says, the endeavour uniting the Nigerian music artists, and they should support each other.
HIS SOURCE OF INSPIRATION
His father was his source of inspiration, though he never got any chance to succeed or perform professionally. He was very talented and could create good, melodious songs.
Apart from his father, he grew up listening to the songs of different musicians and varieties of sounds.
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