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Kazzba / Bio

Kazzba is an American recording artist. Born in Columbus, Ohio, and, he is the third child born to his mother He first performed on stage at the age of 9; Stilling the crowd and he later started signing in Choirs in a verity of churches around Columbus, Ohio. His vocals where notice at a very young age and he was often found leading songs at age 9-12 At age 10 he wrote his very first song called (Something Wrong), At age 16 he started a group named Rise. It was fun but they never performed live. He began playing the Bass Guitar at age 12 and since then has played the bass for many Groups needing back up. In 1986 He Graduated from Briggs High School and in 1987 he started his first real Band they called themselves The New Release. After only 2 ½ years the band broke up. In 1989 Kazzba, Married his Child hood friend Toni Simmons. They have 3 Children 2 Girls, 1 boy. In 1999 he began a long-term collaboration with record producers Gye Edwards.His music was now in the full motion of rhythm and blues, disco, funk, and rap with sample loop, and industrial beats, which led to a crossover sound and appeal. He built his own studio. And after about 2 years of working in his studio on his first Album, he was once again ready to perform live.
After only one performance a tragic car accident in 2003 claimed the life of his long life friend and wife Toni R Betton. Devastated he close down his studio. Because Toni was the inspiration behind most of the songs that he wrote he even gave up writing songs.
Almost 2 years later Kazzba remarried a young woman named Ellen Nichole Clark in 2005
With the encouragements from his family he is back and ready to produce his signature sound and vocal power. He is currently working on a new Album called The Last Good Man.

General Info

Band Members
Edward Betton
Artist Name
Kazzba
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/Kazzba
Active Since
05/10
Genres
R&B/Soul / Pop

Contact Info

Location
Columbus, OH

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