Rapper Shaz

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Rapper Shaz
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Birth nameShahroz Ahmad
Born (2001-11-13) November 13, 2001 (age 20)
Araria, Bihar, India
OriginDelhi, India
Genres
  • Hip Hop
  • Rap
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • Record producer
  • Lyricist
Instruments
  • Keyboard
  • Drum machine
  • Sampler
Years active2015-present
LabelsIndependent
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NationalityIndian
CitizenshipIndia
Alma materDelhi Public School, Vasant Kunj

Shahroz Ahmad, better known by his stage name Rapper Shaz (stylised Shaz!), is an Indian rapper and music producer.[1] Growing up in the digital era, Shaz found an early interest in computers, which later turned into a fascination for music programming and rapping. He started his career as a rapper in 2013 when he used to record songs and upload them on YouTube and other social networking sites.

Early life

Shaz was born on November 2001 in Bihar, India. He grew up in a small town called Araria situated in the northern part of Bihar. Later he moved to New Delhi, India.

He did his schooling from Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj in Delhi, India.

Career

Rapping

Ahmad started his career as a rapper in 2013 when he used to record songs and upload them on YouTube. He started writing raps after listening to a song on Nirbhaya Case that occurred in Delhi.

He is a self-trained Musician. He released his single - "I Can't Breathe" and "Katal-e-Aam" in 2020.

Ahmad is also known for his compositions, which tend to portray a political message known as "Protest Poetry". He gained recognition for his protest songs "Kabool Kro" and "Kranti" which he released against India's citizenship Law 2019. His song "Kabool Kro" reached almost 50,000 people in three days on Instagram and around 25,000 people on YouTube.[1]

Beats by Shaz

In early 2017, Shaz launched his music career as a record producer. He started music licensing company Beats by Shaz in the same year. He launched his website BeatsByShaz.com in 2020.[2]

Discography

Singles

Year Title Artist(s) Producer(s) Additional Note(s)
2018 Hustle Rapper Shaz
2019 Nafrat Rapper Shaz Beats by Shaz
2019 Intezaar Rapper Shaz Beats by Shaz
2019 Pehchan Rapper Shaz Beats by Shaz
2019 Kabool Kro Rapper Shaz Bliv
2020 Kranti Rapper Shaz Bliv protest poetry
2020 Ahsaas Rapper Shaz Jurrivh protest poetry
2020 Katal-e-Aam Rapper Shaz Beats by Shaz
2020 I Can't Breathe Rapper Shaz Beats by Shaz

In the media

  

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Majumdar, Meghna (2019-12-23). "How art on social media became the face of anti-CAA protests". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2019-12-25.
  2. "About • Beats by Shaz • Premium Beats!". Beats by Shaz. Retrieved 2020-10-13.

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