GRiZ - Ride Waves (Self-Released)
Add Date: 04/16/2019
FCC Info: CD: Clean/ Digital Promo: Tracks 1, 2, & 5
Focus Tracks: CD: 10, 1, 2, 5, 7, & 14 / Digital Promo:10, 15, 16, 5, 7, 14
Formats: Electronic, Hip Hop, Top 200, Triple A, & World
Artist Info: To his friends and family, he goes by Grant Kwiecinski, the 28-year-old kid from north Detroit who grew up on a healthy diet of American funk, golden-age hip-hop, and dance music. To the rest of the world, his name is GRiZ, the Denver-based multifaceted artist who’s funkin’ up dance floors worldwide with his self-described “future funk” sound, which mixes electronic music with his fiery live saxophone, energetic funk, and sweeping electro-soul.
GRiZ has remained one of the leading independent artists in electronic music throughout the years, from his 2011 debut album to his breakout album Good Will Prevail (September 2016), which debuted at #1 on the iTunes Electronic chart and charted on the Billboard 200 chart—an impressive feat for a free release. GRiZ is now preparing to release his new album Ride Waves (self-released, out April 5, 2019). As his most creatively ambitious and most personal project to date, the 14-track album features collaborations with major artists like Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Matisyahu, DRAM, and Bootsy Collins and sees the producer taking his sound toward uncharted territories in hip-hop, pop, and dance music, all while keeping the funky GRiZ sound intact.