“I’m the combination of Dr. Dre and Jay-Z, I like to say I’m the Dre-Z of the game”.
Rap Name: Hellz Yea!
Real Name: Jamiyl Adams
in: New York
Hellz ‘ love for hip hop flourished as a young boy at the age of 9 after hearing “Sucker Emcess” by Run DMC. It was then, through break dancing and emceeing, his journey began.
Musical career and early life
Formally known as Equinox or Knoxx, Hellz went through various groups, crews, and transitions. Starting as a hard core battle rapper, his style has evolved and transformed into a well polished skill that is one-of-a-kind. His lyrics command attention, and at the same time his delivery is subtle. It’s enough to hook you and keep you interested. However, his journey was a true test of finding himself musically. But it wasn’t until working with DR Period that Hellz realized his musical growth. “I was already an emcee, DR showed me how to be a recording artist”. Hellz has been compared to some of the greats on the microphone. With a vocal presence of a Rakim, the wittiness of a Notorious Big, the ability to switch up flows and wordplay like a Jay-Z, Hellz is definitely on his way to legend status. And where there is an emcee there is also a producer.
Current Work and Influences
Gaining influential motivation from major contributors to music such as Quincy Jones and Berry Gordy these influences have led him to produce remixes for major recording artist such as Chris Brown, David Banner, and Redman as well as a few local artist. He has the potential to have his named mention with the likes of Dr. Dre, Kanye West and other who have succeeded at the artist/producer role.
Hellz Yea! Videography
Hellz Yea! – Party Bout 2 Pop Freestyle
Hellz Yea! – War Wit This
Hellz Yea! „The Reign“ promo vid