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Milwaukee, WI – 414 based artist $killz is gearing up to show the world the newly transitioned version of himself. He is now a completely solo artist and has moved on to a new faction as well. He is one of a handful of talents on the Amerikas Addiction created #DWYD artist crew roster. He will be officially marking this new journey with the release of an EP titled, Da Game Needs Me. he producer line up, and guest appearances include Amerikas Addiction, Wave Chappelle, Pizzle, Cincere, Ray Rizzy, Petti Hendrix, K.E., Qewl Miles and more. The artwork has been contributed thus far by DJ Gino (see included single art) and Philly Fly Boy (album cover art).
In honor of the upcoming project, the emcee has decided to premiere the long anticipated video collaboration effort from the album. The video for “#Fleek” which is produced by PBeezy Beats and been being played by radio stations in Chicago, Virginia, Ohio, Texas and by Milwaukee’s very own V100 DJ Gee-A for over 4 months (which is the longest playing and most requested song in V100’s Heat from The Streets series, was directed by EsGee Films. His fellow crew mates Amerikas Addiction are the featured artists on the single. The production alone is enough to captivate the listener. The rattling bass-line, foreboding background components, savvy rhythm, and assertive vibe create an one of a kind listening experience. The hook is a catchy play on the widely popular hashtag that’s been dominating social media as of late.
The video itself is filmed in the sensual backdrop of an strip club, complete with money and women, the true trappings of a hustlers paradise. EsGee Films documents a night time adventure with the $killz and the #DWYD crew that is sure to leave watchers wanting to live the #DoWhatYouDesire lifestyle. $killz and David Kelly lace the beat with persuasive flows and rhymes that are sure to have the listener on a serious rewind kick. It’s definitely a prominent way to begin the campaign for the EP. (Please see enclosed YouTube Link for watching and Do What You Desire link for listening purposes.)
$killz is a well-established Milwaukee artist who personifies the definition of his namesake in every way. He has carved quite the niche for himself within the indie Hip-Hop scene. He laid down his rhymes on wax for the first time at age 13 and has been inseparable from the mic ever since. He has gone on to record countless tracks, which entails everything from his own works to guest appearances on his fellow artists’ projects. His personal catalog spans over the last couple of years and boasts several 80 minute mixtapes as well as a successful debut album.
Additionally, he has rocked some serious stages over the years, sharing the spotlight with Hip-Hop greats like Method Man & Redman and Bone Thugs –N- Harmony and Trae Tha Truth. He has performed as a headlining act at Summerfest two years in a row, along with numerous appearances and events in Milwaukee and Madison as well. Armed with sharp tongued bars, no shortage of gifts, and his signature dreads; $killz is on a mission to turn his passion into the ultimate payoff. And with his work ethic and unrelenting hunger, that payoff is coming sooner rather than later.ting hunger, that payoff is coming sooner rather than later.
Twitter – @dollasignkillz @amerikasaddict