ACCLAIMED BROOKLYN DRILL STAR HERALDS EAGERLY AWAITED MIXTAPE
WITH SIZZLING NEW SINGLE
OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERES TODAY
Acclaimed drill rapper Bizzy Banks has announced today’s premiere of an incendiary new single. “City Hot” is available now at all DSPs and streaming services.
“City Hot” precedes the Brooklyn, NY-based drill star’s eagerly anticipated new mixtape, due to arrive later this summer. The project was first heralded earlier this year with the acclaimed single, “Bandemic,” available for streaming and download HERE; an official video – shot and edited by Useless Films – is streaming now at YouTube HERE.
The upcoming tape marks the follow-up to Bizzy’s breakthrough 2020 debut mixtape, G.M.T.O. (Get Money Take Over) Vol. 1., available now at all DSPs and streaming services HERE. The mixtape features a stacked collection of hit singles including “Quarantine Freestyle,” Extra Sturdy,” “Movies,” “Don’t Start Pt. 2,” and “Top 5,” all accompanied by official visuals streaming now at YouTube.
Along with its popular success, G.M.T.O. (Get Money Take Over) Vol. 1. proved a critically acclaimed sensation, with Pitchfork declaring it “The best Brooklyn drill mixtape of the year,” noting, “Over the course of 15 songs, East New York rapper Bizzy Banks tells grim stories of growing up on the block, drops in catchy hooks, and shows off refreshing production choices…On ‘Top 5,’ he offers some of the best rapping I’ve heard of late—every word leaves his mouth with life-and-death intensity.” In addition, Pitchfork named “Top 5” among its “36 Best Rap Songs of 2020,” praising Bizzy for “his balance of storytelling and flash.”
Recently ranked among the top 10 on Rolling Stone’s influential “Breakthrough 25,” Bizzy Banks has fast proven one of the most important voices in the increasingly influential Brooklyn drill scene, with an infectious sound and distinctive lyrical approach that earning him the respect of such acclaimed rappers such as the late, great Pop Smoke. Born Majesty Moses, the 21 year-old Trinidadian-American describes his sound as “aggressive, vivid and raw,” fueled by the harsh realities he faced growing up in the Brooklyn neighborhood of East New York.
Inspired by his older brother, as well as such iconic rappers as Lil Wayne, Chief Keef, and G Herbo, Bizzy began writing and recording his own powerful freestyles. The talented teenager – who took his name from childhood friends finding him reminiscent of an older kid in the area, nicknaming him “Bizzy,” in combination with an admiration for battle-rap legend Lloyd Banks – soon unleashed a series of stellar singles, including 2019s breakout hit, “Don’t Start,” joined by its own companion video currently boasting more than 7M individual views via YouTube HERE. Additional singles – including “Ready or Not,” “2Pac,” and “30” – followed, earning widespread national attention and more than 19M total YouTube views thus far.
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