Author: Alexander Gisi | 5kirr

A Pizz With: NIPZ

For this installment of our interview series “A Pizz With…,” we sat down with graphic designer/artist and DatPizz staff member NIPZ. His unique artistic style and vision has had him doing artwork for artists like Horse Head, Shrimp, Lil Peep, and CHXPO. We pick his brain a little and talk about his beginnings, his goals, and his relationship with the mysterious 5k. If you appreciate the work we do consider donating to us on Patreon. Follow us on Twitter, SoundCloud, Instagram, Apple Music & Spotify for updates SUPPORT THE ARTIST. Twitter Lets start this off with something simple, who is NIPZ? I’m a 19 year old...

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Icy Ike Discography

Icy Ike is an 18 year old artist from Spokane, Washington. Bringing his special style of groovy, uptempo trap to our ears, Ike likes to experiment with his sounds. Every time Ike hears a beat, some deep calling inside of him urges him to keep rapping, so he knows that he is surely meant for something special. Ike draws inspiration from pretty much everyone big in the game right now, from Drake to Carti, from Kendrick to Meek. Overall he just makes some dope tunes, so give him a listen. If you appreciate the work we do consider donating...

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Holdawn Discography

Holdawn is a 21 year old artist from Baltimore, Maryland. Holdawn makes passionate, painful and reflective music. He wants to reach people that have ever felt isolated, people who wanted to cure their loneliness with love. He wants to be a family for those without one, so his sound reflects that general idea. Holdawn takes inspiration from all different realms of the musical world, with standard rap like Nas or A Tribe Called Quest, R&B sounds of Toro Y Moi or Marvin Gaye and rock sounds of Coldplay and N.E.R.D. All in all, Holdawn just wants his listeners to...

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MANHUNT’03 Discography

MANHUNT’03 is a 20 year old artist from around Chicago, Illinois. MANHUNT is always trying to do new things with his music, but a reoccurring theme seems to be the somber tones that lie all over his projects, leaving him with a mix of popular underground tunes and an emo sound. MANHUNT has a history with music, claiming it even saved him at one point. This drives him to create, along with an urge to create bonds with others and the stress relief it provides. MANHUNT takes inspiration from a quite huge number of artists, but some of the...

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A Pizz With: trapphones

For this installment of our interview series “A Pizz With…,” we got to have a chat with one of our favorite modern producers, trapphones. trapphones is no stranger to DatPizz, being a producer for a ton of our exclusives and just being one of the boys in general. In this interview we discuss his production process, the artists he works with, his career so far and much more. Give it a read to hear more about the industry of SoundCloud rap and a peak into major label deals. Let us know who else you’d like us to have a...

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