Looks, charm, knowledge, creativity, wisdom, faith and individuality are all things that are combined to create the powerful and poetic Iz Watt. Iz is a man with a lot on his mind and who has seen more than most. Born in the United Kingdom city of Islington but raised in the concrete jungles of Brooklyn and Queens, New York Iz has the fighting spirit of a true New Yorker! Being raised in the city of dreams and grind has given Iz all the necessary skills to fight his way to the top. He knows what work really is and what needs to be done to get to where one wants to be. From his life experiences he decided to jump on a path of art, creativity and words. Iz is a member of the Hip Hop Soul Group, X Black Superhero’s. With the group he explores the different ways to challenge the limits of collaboration between art, music, life and words. Iz tries to take reality and present it to the world in a way that will captivate and shock, all while instilling knowledge and understanding. He has perfected the craft of edutainment.
Iz has been in performance for 15 years. He has performed at places such as CBCG, S.O.B.’s, Brooklyn Exposure, Apollo Theater and the Afrikan Poetry Theater just to name a few. Though he has be blessed to grace such amazing stages he still wishes to perform in Africa, Madison Square Garden and Webster Hall. Iz has performed in showcase such as Moasa where he captivated the audience with his powerful words and need for greatness. He grips the audiences minds and brings them on a trip through his reality. Besides live performances Iz is a recording artist with a style all his own. Smooth rhythms and an aromatic voice tells a story that can only be created by the mind of Iz. As a rule of life strongly believes that it is “Better to be humble, Than be humbled”. And with this understanding he does in deed live a very humble life. Never treating others as if they are beneath him and always looking for a way to make a change in the world around him, Iz is truly the picture of humility. Iz has a dream to open a community performance space. With the space he plans to take what he loves and extend it to his immediate community.
Iz is so much more than an artist. He is a visionary, a storyteller, a leader, a father, and a powerful force ready to take the world by storm.
Check out his single about self-destructive behavior in the world “Rain” in rotation now on Global Urban Radio.