MOBO award winning recording artist Victor “Victizzle” Akata drops ‘Free Style Me Style’, the first single from his brand new, 7 track EP ‘Misfit’. Comprised of eclectic synthesizer / string led melodies and pulsating beats, the single acts as the perfect introduction to the inimitable sound of Victizzle.
Hailing from humble beginnings, Victizzle initially began to produce at a very young age alongside his close friend Mark Asari (1/3 of UK boy band Encore), progressing to produce for MOBO award winners Guvna B and G Force and MOBO nominees Faith Child and JayEss. As one of the most prominent names within the gospel music sphere, 22 year old Victizzle is now busy earning his deserved respect within the mainstream arena. He is the genius behind the hit single “iSing”, which has accrued over 100,000 YouTube views and claimed the title as one of the biggest singles to ever have been released within the UK gospel scene. Since, his creation of excellently unequivocal music has propelled him into the mainstream spotlight, leading him to tour the UK (including dates at the Hackney Empire and indig02), the USA and the exotic St. Lucia, in addition to performing in countries such as Ireland and Germany. Awards soon followed, with a prestigious MOBO award and UMA nomination sitting firmly under his belt.
More recently, Victizzle has been producing for a variety of artists including Teezy and Paigey Cakey (who featured in the 2011 UK Blockbuster “Attack The Block”). He’s also worked with Adulthood’s Snakeyman, co-produced Ghetts’ recent underground smash ‘On a Level’, and is also the producer, creative director and mentor for the up and coming Franklyn Music. His musical acclaim and credibility makes his opinion so valid that he was chosen to be a panelist for a talent competition entitled “Time to Shine”, in which he also produced the TV opening theme song for.
Now looking forward to 2012, Victizzle endeavors to take his music even further with the release of the ‘Misfit’ EP, a self produced, 7 track project spanning hip hop, RnB, grime and pop genres. Featuring flawless production and composition, the EP sees Victizzle touching on a variety of concepts with typically charismatic vocal performances and accomplished delivery. ‘Free Style Me Style’ is the lead single from the highly anticipated EP, and is bound to generate an unprecedented buzz for Victizzle this spring.