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Michael Uzowuru

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Also known as  Uzi
Role  Musical Artist
Years active  2010–present
Genres  Hip hop music
Website  uzowuru.com
Albums  Winter in Prague
Name  Michael Uzowuru

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Origin  Cypress, California, United States
Occupation(s)  Record producer, musician, blogger
Associated acts  Earl Sweatshirt, Vic Mensa, Odd Future, Vince Staples, Om'mas Keith
Similar People  Vince Staples, Dash, Vic Mensa, Donnie Trumpet, Domo Genesis

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Michael Uzowuru (born November 10, 1991) is an American record producer, Cypress, California. He has produced for Frank Ocean, Vince Staples, Earl Sweatshirt, and Vic Mensa, among others.

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Life and career

Michael Uzowuru was born on November 10, 1991 in Los Angeles and raised in both Cypress, California and Rancho Cucamonga, California.

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Uzowuru began his music career by making independent beat tapes and working with a number of collaborators. His early projects include works with Vince Staples and Odd Future's Domo Genesis, Matt Martians from The Jet Age of Tomorrow, and Hodgy Beats.

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In 2012, Uzowuru released a mixtape entitled Winter in Prague with longtime friend and collaborator Vince Staples. The mixtape received positive reviews from the independent music world. In 2013, Uzowuru produced the opening track "Pre" for Earl Sweatshirt's debut album Doris. Later that year, he produced "Tweakin" and "Yap Yap" for Chicago rapper Vic Mensa's second mixtape Innanetape, gaining Uzowuru more recognition for his production.

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In addition to producing for other artists, he has released a number of instrumental and solo projects. Notably Paisley Palm Trees, which was premiered by The FADER magazine and his most recent project Pink Orchids, released in August 2014. A departure from his beat production, the project is composed of cinematic instrumentals with a feature from Vic Mensa on the track "Waves".

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Uzowuru's name appeared on the production credits for Frank Ocean's 2016 project "Endless" as well as Frank Ocean's long awaited second album Blond. Uzowuru is credited as both a writer and a producer on the track "Nights". Released on August 20, 2016, the album is a follow up to Frank's critically acclaimed 2012 album Channel ORANGE. He also executive produced rapper Kevin Abstract's second album American Boyfriend, which debuted in the fall of 2016. In 2017, he appeared as co-producer on Frank Ocean's single "Chanel", released on Ocean's Beats1 radio show. Scott Vener and Pharrell Williams premiered a remix done by Uzowuru and collaborator Jeff Kleinman of Little Dragon's "High" featuring Denzel Curry and Twelve'len on their Beats1 radio show OTHERtone.

Mixtapes

  • Space is the Place (2010)
  • The Mellowest Trip (2010)
  • No Need For Sense (2010)
  • Paisley Palm Trees (2011)
  • Winter in Prague (with Vince Staples) (2012)
  • Pink Orchids (2014)
  • 2017

    Little Dragon –
  • "High (Remix)" (featuring Denzel Curry and Twelve'len) [produced with Jeff Kleinman]
  • Frank Ocean –
  • "Chanel"
  • 2016

    Kevin Abstract – American Boyfriend: A Suburban Love Story
  • Executive producer
  • Frank Ocean – Blonde
  • 09. "Nights" (produced with Frank Ocean, Buddy Ross & Vegyn)
  • Frank Ocean – Endless
  • 17. "Rushes To" (produced with Frank Ocean, Troy Noka & Joe Thornalley)
  • 2014

    Vic Mensa –
  • "Major Payne"
  • 2013

    Earl Sweatshirt – Doris
  • 01. "Pre" (featuring SK La' Flare)
  • Vic Mensa – Innanetape
  • 04. "Tweakin" (featuring Chance the Rapper)
  • 12. "Yap Yap"
  • 2012

    Domo Genesis –
  • "Crushed Velvet"
  • Vince Staples –
  • "Champagne Wishlist"
  • "Vicoden"
  • 2011

    Domo Genesis –
  • "Cashmere"
  • Domo Genesis – Under the Influence
  • 12. "Mind Games"
  • Vince Staples –
  • "Martin Ruger King"
  • "Barreta Scott King"
  • "Gold Chain Ricky"
  • Vince Staples – Shyne Coldchain Vol. 1
  • 06. "Versace Rap"
  • Hodgy Beats –
  • "April 27th"
  • 2010

    The Jet Age of Tomorrow – Journey to the 5th Echelon
  • 11. "Want You Still" (featuring Kilo Kish)
  • References

    Michael Uzowuru Wikipedia


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