Bio In a world where they say Hip-Hop is dead, there are people who join the cliques of what is available or just give up. (on culture) Komakozie embodies Hip-Hop for what it is, In a Vigorous manor, thus revitalizing the principles and fundamentals of the culture through the elements. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Michael (Komakozie) Rodney grew u in a Family of Musicians and Music lovers. So he became passionate about singing R&B and dancing at a very young age. At that point, specifically hip-hop music stood out to me the most, as I stood out socially.
As a One man Orchestra, Komakozie Brings a variety of styles through his Talents such as Singing, Dancing, Rapping, And most out of this world Beatboxing. Its like Time Traveling through a Galaxy of expressions. Usher, Michael Jackson, Madlib, and Sun Ra are a few of the greats that have heavily influenced his career. Soulfully applying his musical knowledge to his beatbox sets, Kozie produces sounds and an atmosphere that immediately gets peoples attention, they gather around, and its a dance party! Or you are stunned by heart throbbing vibrations that leads you to ask, "How did that come out of him?" His Beatboxing, freestyle lyrics, song writing, and dance style Speaks Peace, Love, Honesty, and Respect. Devotion. Following your heart and always being grateful.
Currently Komakozie is in a Funky, Psychedelic Hiphop infused Bass Music group named Telekinetic Walrus. http://www.telekineticwalrus.com/
Also an Afro galactic Tropidelic band named Nag Champayons http://www.nagchampayons.com/
You can Find him hosting and emceeing parties, open mics, and kirtans for sound healing through throat singing. ~