Who is Bizarrap: 10 things you should know about BZRP

Bizarrap is an Argentine music producer and DJ who has specialized in genres such as trap, electronic music, and hip hop. Due to his undeniable talent he has become one of the most sought after in the industry internationally; and it is not for less, since he is known for his BZRP Music Sessions and his BZRP Freestyle Sessions along with different artists of the stature of Nicky Jam, Anuel AA, Khea, Duki, Nathy Peluso, Dread Mar-I, among others.

MORE INFORMATION: Bizarrap’s story and why he doesn’t show his face

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As a result of the popularity it has gained and after being nominated for the Latin Grammy Awards in 2021 in four categories: Best urban fusion / performance, Best rap / hip hop song, Best new artist and Producer of the year, we tell you what you should know about this character.

WHO IS BIZARRAP OR BZRP?

Here are 10 facts about the popular and famous BZRP, whom we have almost always seen hide his face with dark glasses and a cap.

1. WHAT IS YOUR TRUE NAME AND WHERE WAS YOU BORN?

Bizarrap’s real name is Gonzalo Julián Conde, who was born in Ramos Mejía, Buenos Aires, on August 29, 1998.

The Argentine is recognized by different artists, which highlights his work (Photo: Bizarrap / Instagram)

2. HOW WAS YOUR FIRST CONTACT WITH MUSIC?

BZRP said that his first contact with music was since he was young and his parents played all kinds of music, although the first thing he heard was electronic music; and is that his father liked songs by Tiesto and Paul Van Dyk.

3. WHAT SONGS DID YOU LISTEN TO AS A SMALL?

Although, he admits that he listened to everyone, there are records of which he remembers more: “Out of Time” by REM, “Thank You” by Stone Temple Pilotes, “Confort” and “Música para Volar” by Soda Stereo, among many others, revealed in an interview to the portal The 40.

4. HE WAS PASSIONATE WITH THE MUSIC

At first, he said that he dedicated himself to music as a hobby, at least that was in high school, but when he entered university, he realized that he had to leave one because he could not dedicate himself to both. In addition, he began studying to learn more about what he was passionate about.

On one occasion, he pointed out that he prefers to remain anonymous and not show his face so that they know him for his work (Photo: Bizarrap / Instagram)
On one occasion, he pointed out that he prefers to remain anonymous and not show his face so that they know him for his work (Photo: Bizarrap / Instagram)

5. WHAT NEXT IN COLLEGE?

Bizarrap studied a degree in Marketing at the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE), which he left because he decided to dedicate himself to music.

6. HOW DID YOUR CAREER START?

Bizarrap’s career began in 2017 with the “crazy combos”, videos that he uploaded to his YouTube channel where he put together different scenes of local freestyle battles and mixed them as a kind of musical samples (used to refer to a sample of a sound recorded on any type of medium to be reused later as a musical instrument or a different sound recording). In that environment he meets Lit Killah, Kodigo, Ecko and other rappers with whom he began to create remixes in parallel.

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7. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST FEATURED TOPIC?

The first song with which Bizarrap stood out was the remix of “No vendo trap” by Argentine rapper Duki. This was the starting point for other artists like Dani, Ecko, Paulo Londra and Khea to invite him to remix their songs.

8. YOUR FIRST FREESTYLE SESSION

Along with Kodigo, BZRP launched its first Freestyle Session on November 17, 2018, which put it on the showcase for others to join, such as G Sony and Acru.

9. RISE ON THE RISE

In February 2019, he launched his first Music Sessions with Bhavi and the fame continued, as artists such as Nicky Jam, Snow tha Product, Nicki Nicole, Trueno, Zaramay, Cazzu, Nathy Peluso, YSY A, Don Patricio passed through his studio. , L-Gante, Anuel AA, among others. In addition to collaborating with them, he also did so with the Argentine reggae rock singer Dread Mar-I.

10. ONE OF THE MOST LISTENED IN 2020

In 2020 he entered the list of the 300 most listened to artists worldwide after having accumulated more than 11 million monthly reproductions on Spotify.

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WHY DOESN’T BIZARRAP LET HER FACE SEE COMPLETELY?

Bizarrap said that he avoids showing his face because it is part of his shyness, but then he felt that it should be part of his trademark in order to “walk quietly on the streets.” He also considers that they should know him by his work and not by his face.

  • Favorite TV show: “Breaking Bad”.
  • Favorite character: Frodo from “The Lord of the Rings.”
One of the few occasions when Bizarrap showed his face without glasses (Photo: @gyanlife / Instagram)
One of the few occasions when Bizarrap showed his face without glasses (Photo: @gyanlife / Instagram)

NOMINATED TO THE GRAMMY AWARDS

Bizarrap, 23, has been nominated for four Grammy Awards in the categories:

Producer of the year.

Best new artist.

Best urban fusion / performance for BZRP Music Session # 36 with Nathy Peluso.

Best Rap / Hip Hop Song for BZRP Music Session # 38 with Snow Tha Product.

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