About 22Gz

Introduced as a leader of Brooklyn’s drill music scene, 22Gz—born Jeffrey Alexander—quickly became a prominent figure in the genre.

∙ 22Gz is widely credited with kick-starting Brooklyn drill music with his 2016 breakout single “Suburban,” influencing such artists as the late Pop Smoke, Sheff G, and Fivio Foreign.
∙ In 2018, popular hip-hop artist Kodak Black personally signed him to his own label and was later featured on 22Gz’s 2019 hit mixtape, The Blixky Tape.
NME included his 2019 single “Suburban, Pt. 2” on their 2020 list of the best New York drill songs.
∙ The 2020 LP Growth & Development was his first work to chart, peaking at No. 12 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Albums listing.

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