Emerging from the streets of Cleveland, Ohio is the young and talented rap artist, Tezo. Born Martez Little on March 20, 1991, Tezo began creating melodies and song lyrics as early as age 10. Influenced by artists such as No Limit, Mystikal, Scarface and Tupac, He began recording music at age 13 with friends and other local artists. For the next few years, Tezo’s unique sound, delivery of hooks and lyrics became well known locally as “Wrecking/ Cap Rap.” While attending school and still making music, football was Tezo’s main focus and priority. During his senior year in high school, Tezo realized he had to make a serious choice between the two crafts; Music and Football.
Following his dreams and decision to take rapping seriously, he began working with various producers such as All Day Recess and Dj One. In 2008, Tezo released the smash hit “My Guy,” which had over 15,000 downloads. The catchy, repetitive chorus and energetic lyrics helped Tezo define himself as one of the premiere rappers in the city. His energy and unique tone makes his presence undeniably felt on every song. Tezo can been seen on Coventry, in Cleveland Heights Ohio, performing at The Grog Shop, shopping or just kicking it with his friends. His energy and charisma has defiantly set him apart from all the rest. Keep your eyes on this kid.