On stage, Tal B & King X are known as The M.I.S.F.I.Tz., an acronym that stands for Ministering Ideals Suitable For Impeccable Teachingz. On stage, their interactions are in-sync, & they frequently face one another while rapping fervently into the microphone. Their words and motions seem natural & effortless. ‘X’ steps forward, Tal-B steps back.
“The last one or two years were like Rap 101,” he says. In 2005, Belvin graduated with a degree in marketing He decided to return to Austin where he took up various hustles and reunited with X with the goal of taking The M.I.S.F.I.Tz. to the next level. Like ‘X’, his achievements have only fueled his ambitions.
With Austin’s reputation as the live music capitol of the world, the river city has been a fertile ground for a special blend of hip-hop infused with laid, head-boppin beats, live instrumentation, & fluid EMCESS like the M.I.S.F.I.Tz, whose songs are hauntingly contagious. Urging the listeners finger to press repeat, while simustaneously holding back in anticipation of the next M.I.S.F.I.Tz jam.
“The Music is natural, while the business side is the challenging part, but we’re learning more & more how to turn our business into a beautiful art form”, exclaims Tal B. “Plus, we never cut ourselves off from any discussion or any genre so often our music comes from two different extremes”, X says “We’ll talk about anything. That definitely part of what make us M.I.S.F.I.Tz,” Tal B. reintirates. A misfit is anyone who goes against the grain, anyone unsatisfied with what they give you. U can catch the M.I.S.F.I.Tz shinin & grindin in a city near you, currently promoting their upcoming album BLACK, BEAUTIFUL, & BOLD!!!