Hailing from Lagos, Nigeria, and now making waves in Manitoba, Canada, Kozii is a hip-hop/rap artist and songwriter with a passion for music that knows no borders. With 12 years of composing under his belt, Kozii embarked on his musical quest, captivating audiences with his authentic style and thought-provoking lyricism. Within the last four years, he took the plunge, releasing and performing his original music, leaving an indelible mark on the local music scene. He has performed at notable events like the Winnipeg Jazz Music Festival, Waveland Canada’s Black History Month Festival in Toronto & was even interviewed on CBC Manitoba’s Information Radio for his participation in the SNAC’s Artist Rise Up Mentorship Program.
Growing up, Kozii found solace in the works of influential artists like J. Cole and Lil Wayne, whose lyricism and authenticity left an indelible mark on his own sound. Their ability to speak their truth through music ignited a flame within Kozii, compelling him to craft his own verses as a means of inspiring others to embrace their truths and chase their dreams.
A true artist, Kozii is actively involved in every step of his creative process, from writing compelling lyrics to collaborating with various producers to capture the perfect sound. He even takes on the task of mixing and mastering much of his released music, ensuring a pristine final product that resonates with his audience. Kozii's determination, combined with his undeniable talent, makes him an artist to watch as he continues to leave an indelible mark on the hip-hop and rap landscape.