RayDizz and Simba Tagz set trend with new video
Celebrated local artist, RayDizz who made his mark on the international scene when he represented Zimbabwe in Las Vegas for the Miller Sound Clash last year has strike again; this time with a high quality video befitting of international accolades, way above the local standards.
RayDizz, real name Rayhaan Jassat, collaborated with fellow party stopper, Simba Tagz in a remix video of Party. The video was released on YouTube last week and has drawn close to 3000 hits.
RayDizz’s manager Phil Chad said, “On Party the two juggernauts of Zimbabwe’s urban music scene come together to collaborate on a song with a high energy delivery and an impressive video that is set to raise the bar for Zimbabwean and African visuals.”
The ground breaking video was directed by Chris Shoca and blends scenes of RayDizz performing and touring in Las Vegas with clean studio shots featuring him and Simba Tagz shot in Harare.
“The beautiful images capture the essence and energy of the song perfectly, as we see how two of Zimbabwe’s biggest urban acts party,” said Chad.
Party originally appeared on Simba Tagz’s critically acclaimed Black project.
The song was produce by Kyle Abrahams – a Zimbabwean born producer based in London who has produced hits for Kid Ink, Jessie J, Connor Maynard, and Angel, among others.
“The song’s melodic chorus which fuses Hip Hop, R&B and dance music perfectly is sure to be a hit on dancefloors this summer,” he added.
RayDizz is a Zimbabwean born artist, designer, and DJ who has become Zimbabwe’s most popular club DJ and performing artist.
His love affair with design & music began when he was a teenager.
His talent and passion allowed him to further his studies at Totton College (Southampton, UK) where he attained an Art and Design Degree.
Utilising an unmatched combination of talent and an enduring work ethic; RayDizz focused on mastering his craft and perfecting his sets at house parties & small functions in Southampton, while still finding time to focus on his studies.
His hard work began to bear fruits when he was invited to play at The Ministry of Sound in London.
He then went on to collaborate with several UK producers and artists, including DJ Semtex & Dready (Lloyd Bank’s Any Girl).
In 2009 Ray Dizz returned home and he began working with one of Zimbabwe’s most popular club DJ’s – Rax.
He won The Zimbabwean Battle of the DJ’s competition and was invited to tour the country with BKay and Kazz.
RayDizz was selected to be the first Zimbabwean to DJ on DSTV’s popular reality show, Big Brother Africa Amplified (2012), as well as open up for P-Square, Ice Prince & D’Banj (all from Nigeria) and the honour of DJ’ing during the closing set at HIFA for the last 2 years (2012 & 2013).
Last year he won the Miller Sound Clash competition beating to local and South African Djs and went on to play at the world famous Marcquee Club in Las Vegas brushing shoulders with the best in the world.
He was also won the Best Club DJ at the Zim Hip Hop Awards.