• CZAR Josh
    11
    Jan

    CZAR Josh – IDWCMH ft. John Givez

    CZAR Josh teams up with John Givez for his new single “IDWCMH” (I Don’t Wanna Comb My Hair). Listeners find Josh vulnerable as he shares personal struggles and pain from a strained friendship. Meanwhile, Givez croons over a hook that serves as a metaphor for code-switching in the black community. “I want everyone to know that they can be who ...
  • 9
    Jan

    Rapzilla.com’s 15 Freshmen of 2019

    We’re excited to announce the 8th annual Rapzilla.com Freshmen class! The Rapzilla.com staff looked at around 30 new artists on the radar for our Rapzilla.com Freshmen Class of 2019. We narrowed down the list to the 15 artists that we think are going to lead the way. Our opinion is subjective of course, however, the one criteria that these artists ...
  • 2019 Rapzilla Freshmen Nominees
    31
    Dec

    Readers’ Choice: 2019 Rapzilla Freshmen Class Ballot (Vote Now)

    Hello Rapzilla Readers and Artists, it is time. Christmas is over, the New Year is imminent, and the Rapzilla Freshmen for 2019 will be named! Every year we make a list of around 50 candidates and whittle it down to 40, 30, 20, and finally 15. It’s never easy. Sometimes we miss people. Sometimes an artist we pick fizzles out, but ...
  • CZAR Josh
    25
    Oct

    Video Premiere: CZAR Josh – Black Boy Joy ft. Aklesso

    A Rapzilla.com premiere, CZAR Josh releases a music video for “Black Boy Joy,” from his debut EP ‘For Your Heart’.  The Killawatts-produced track shows Josh displaying pride in being a young African-American man in today’s society. Black Boy Joy finds CZAR Josh and Miami-based artist Aklesso navigating the town of Lynchburg showcasing local black-owned businesses and organizations. Staying true to his ...
  • CZAR Josh
    14
    Aug

    CZAR Josh Announces ‘For Your Heart’ EP

    CZAR Josh announces the release of his forthcoming EP, For Your Heart. The 8-track EP, Josh’s first official project, dives into the difficult struggles faced by those facing depression and suicide. The rapper has previously released two singles from For Your Heart, “EyezOnThaPrize ft. Kay Sade,” and “Stay Woke ft. Big Yae.” For Your Heart is set to release on ...
  • CZAR Josh
    10
    Aug

    CZAR Josh – For Your Heart

    CZAR Josh announces the release of his forthcoming EP, For Your Heart, with a video for the title track. For Your Heart is an EP that dives into Josh’s struggles with depression and suicide. The EP boasts features from Phil J., Kay Sade, Roz, and Aklesso. 8/31/18, For Your Heart will drop. Listeners will receive 3 tracks instantly when they pre-order ...
  • CZAR Josh
    1
    Aug

    CZAR Josh – EyezOnThaPrize

    CZAR Josh just dropped his second single, “EyezOnThaPrize,” from his upcoming EP. The Jungle Hype-produced track shows Josh diving into the roots of his personal struggles over this boom-bap influenced instrumental. Josh spoke about this track last week on our Fast 5 Fridays segment. Read it here. Listen to CZAR Josh Below: Purchase or stream here.
  • CZAR Josh
    20
    Jul

    CZAR Josh – EyezOnThaPrize ft. Kay Sade (Fast 5 Fridays Q & A)

    CZAR Josh just dropped his second single, “EyezOnThaPrize,” from his upcoming EP. The Jungle Hype-produced track shows Josh diving into the roots of his personal struggles while Kay Sade flows over this boom-bap influenced instrumental. We asked the emcee to answer a few questions for our Fast 5 Fridays segment. 1. What is the general message behind this song? The ...
  • CZAR Josh
    19
    Jun

    CZAR Josh – Stay Woke ft. Big Yae

    Christian Hip Hop Newcomer CZAR Josh released a music video for his debut single “Stay Woke.” The song features Big Yae. The socially charged track boasts production from fellow Culture Villains affiliate Big Yae with additional production from Producer Lokey. “..to help people become aware of issues within our community and how to fix it,” says CZAR on the song. Watch ...
  • CZAR Josh
    29
    May

    CZAR Josh – Stay Woke ft. Big Yae

    Christian Hip Hop Newcomer CZAR Josh released his debut single “Stay Woke” featuring Big Yae. The socially charged track boasts production from fellow Culture Villains affiliate Big Yae with additional production from Producer Lokey. CZAR states that the motivation for Stay Woke was “..to help people become aware of issues within our community and how to fix it.” Listen to ...