Duo ready to share their first album

Making music to motivate the Namibian youth.

06 September 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Young Blood is a duo made of Wizz and Lil Brizzy, who to a certain extent represent the new wave of emerging conscious artists in Namibia.

Having been in the music for a short period of time does not discredit the duo's understanding of the youth, and this is why tjil was eager to listen to their story. We had to find out how they see themselves fitting in, in an already full industry.

“We have been making music for a while now. We still consider ourselves new artists because the country is yet to fully hear what we are capable of.

“We know that the industry is filled with many artists already but we feel like there is a market that still needs more artists. There is enough dance music but not enough conscious and uplifting music,” said Wizz.

They announced that their first album is slated for release in October and will be titled Unlock and Reload. The album will have 18 songs and will be available on music streaming sites like Donlu Africa and Namibian Music. “We will have the physical copies at Antonio's Art and we will also deliver some to our fans ourselves. You just have to reach out to us on social media,” said Lil Brizzy.

Speaking on why it took them so long to finally put out a fully fledged body of work, Lil Brizzy mentioned that they have felt the wrath of being independent artists. “We have been recording since 2016. It took us this long because we did not have a budget for an album and we were also waiting for the right time.

“We feel like the timing is right now and we cannot wait to our fans to hear what we have been working on,” said Wizz, adding that they are open to signing a record deal provided it is 50/50 deal.

MICHAEL KAYUNDE

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