Hunger is a strange thing in the Hip-Hop world it can be something that drives you to reach unparalleled heights or it can be something that ultimately consumes you. In the city of Wor Hip Hop is a serious affair and Dizzy Dizasta understands this but wants you to also understand he is not just hungry………. He is STARVING!!
Time to break bread once again b!
Brother Menelik: What’s Good my brother, introduce your self …
Dizzy: What up yall, its ya boy Dizzy Dizasta of Str8 Up Ent. & Dirty Clanzmen General/Wu town representer. The Official Dizasta!
How long have you been rhyming for?
Since 6th grade but I really started going in with the writing in Middle School. I’ve always been a fan of REAL hip-hop since birth.
What artists have you worked with or plan to work with in the future?
Wow! Well i just did a track with Termanology and another with Sean Price, but I’ve worked/opened up for many other legendary artist such as Krumbsnatcha, Redman, Eric Sermon, Keith Murray, Saigon, Blaq Poet, Canibus, Cappadona, Buddha Monk, Lord Jamar, Tony Touch, PF Cuttin, Armageddon, Prospect, Special Teamz, Peter Parker, Dungeon Masta & many more. I’m all about getting that stamp of approval from the legends in the game first before really going in.
I know you down with Wu-Tang Management but how did that come about?
Yeah well it def feels good to be affiliated with a brand that I grew up idolizing. Basically I’ve been down with my fam Jimmy Kang of Str8 Up Ent. since day 1 grinding and building our brand. So CEO of Wu Tang Management made my dude Jimmy Kang VP of Wu Tang Management, therefore blessing me into the fam to become an affiliate. But at the end of the day I rep Dirty Clanzmen, Str8 Up Ent. & myself. I go hard for mine I’m not just gonna ride off there already built brand. I’m trying to build my own empire. They def my fam though. I got mad love for them as they do me.
You have been putting in a lot of work; do you feel you get the respect you deserve?
I mean yes & no because at the end of the day I know where I’m headed and what I’m doing. A lot of people would love to have the opportunities that I have but they don’t try to join the movement. I’ve spread mad love amongst Worcester and nothings been done with it. So at the end of the day, as long as I have my health, my music and my fam, all that other stuff is irrelevant. I show love to everyone if I don’t get it in return hey its all good. I wish nothing but success and greatness for every artist from my city.
How would you describe your style?
I would describe my style as something you can think about. I write nothing but realness and stuff people can relate to. I aint rapping bout cars and jewels I aint got. Nah I’m spitting about those dudes who be faking it and how perseverance is key to success in this game. I write music that you can learn from. Music that’s captivating.
What projects are you currently working on or have planned b?
Well I’m bout to release my Debut mixtape “The Official Dizasta VOL.1″ real soon. I’m also working on the Dirty Clanzmen album along with Dungeon Masta. Also Matt Bastardo and I got something in the works as well as me and Killa T. I got so many projects I’m working on right now but my main one is my mixtape. Ive been working on this for a while trying to perfect my sound and I feel it’s finally ready for the world. The best way to stay in tune is http://www.str8upent.com
You told me in one of our meetings that you feel people don’t take you serious at times, why do you feel like that?
Honestly I feel this way because one main reason… This music game is so corrupted now a days that when I drop all the names of these legends I’m working with people seem to think that the one hit wonders on the radio out now are bigger ,so they think my moves aint that major. Trust I’ve heard lots of hate now. But like I said, it’s all good because at the end of the day Legends never die and that’s why I fucks with the legends before I ever sell out.
I noticed you have worked with quite a few established artists, how did you make that happen?
Basically it’s all about networking man. as I said in one of my verses “You gotta grind for what’s rightfully yours and never mind all these hating ass niggas and slores” lol. I just built with all these artist and helped them out in some what way to gain love from them. Plus not to mention I always keep my bars tight so that’s a plus lol.
Aight b, anything you want to get off your chest?
Yeah. If you aint got no real content to rap about, then stop please, because music is already saturated enough. We don’t need another song about girls, money, cars, clothes or jewels. I want to hear about real life events. Real everyday shit. That’s the essence of hip-hop. Lets keep it alive yall. make sure yall stay tuned for the release of The Official Dizasta VOL.1. It’s gonna be a banga! Shout outs to my Str8 Up Ent. fam, my Lunatic Fringe fam and my Dirty Clanzmen fam (Manny MacGyver, Dungeon Masta, Matt Bastardo, Ern Dawgy, Struxx and Mark Celli. Keep the peace yall 1.
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REAL TALK is a monthly local hip-hop segment in Worcester Magazine written by Brother Menelik Ebna la-Hakim of HulkHateTimeTravel.com (w/contributors XXL Lex Luthor & Reviresco) HHTT Productions/ Da’Kitchen/ H2T2 Productions/ Hulkhatetimetravel.com
Shouts to my brother Nick Black on the photo work!
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