Mix Master or Masta Garzy Biography
Born Benjamin Garzy Mensah, Mix Master Garzy is a Ghanaian record producer, sound engineer, disc jockey, and singer.
Mix Master Garzy is best known for hit songs like “Enemies” by Jupitar ft. Sarkodie, “Pull Up” by Stonebwoy, “Obi Agye Obi Girl” by Captain Planet of 4×4, etc.
He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the record label, 2Mg Music which previously used to manage female rapper, Eno Barony.
Family & Early Life of Mix Master Garzy
The Ghanaian record producer, Mix Master Garzy hails from the Volta Region, Ghana.
He was born to Mr Francis Anim Garzy and Madam Ernestina Abena Kwao in Tema, Ghana.
Mr Garzy is the eldest of two children of his parents.
He has John Otoo Kwao as his younger brother.
JHS, SHS & Tertiary Education of Mix Master Garzy
Master Garzy completed his basic and junior high secondary education at the Better Best Academy located at Tema 4 Poles, Ghana.
He had his senior high school education at the Tema Methodist Senior High School.
Master Garzy was awarded a diploma in Broadcast Journalism after completing Ghana Institute of Journalism.
After his completion, Master Garzy worked as a part-time DJ at Xfm and Urban Internet Radio in Ghana.
Career – Music Production
Garzy Mensah began the production, mixing, and mastering of music when he was in Senior High School where he got his brand name, Mix Master Garzy.
His brand name — Mix Master Garzy — was derived from his ability to mix and master his studio works easily.
One of Master Garzy’s first major hits was ‘Iskoki” by Samini produced in 2015 which was nominated the same year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
Genres of Music
Afrobeats, Afro pop, Hiplife, Highlife, Dancehall, Hip hop, R&B, Azonto, etc.
Top African artistes Mix Master Garzy has worked with
The notable and well known African artistes Mix Master Garzy has produced music for include:
- Nigeria — Davido, Patoranking, and Ice Prince
- Ghana — Shatta Wale, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Samini, R2Bees, Becca, Eno Barony, Eazzy, etc.
- Tanzania — Diamond Platnumz
Hit songs Mix Master Garzy has produced
These are are just few of the major hit songs by Master Garzy:
- “Enemies” — by Jupitar ft. Sarkodie, 2014
- “Hookah Remix” —- by Danagog ft. Davido, Stonebwoy & Burnaboy 2016
- “KoKo Sakora” — by Dr Cryme ft. Sarkodie
- “Alhaji” — by VVIP ft. Patoranking
- “Pull Up” — by Stonebwoy
- “Come From Far” — by Stonebwoy
- “Iskoki” — by Samini
- Eazzy — Obaa Gbemi (Official Music Video)…..
- “Na Wash” — by Becca ft. Patoranking, 2017
- “Gbetiti” by Dammy Krane ft. Shatta Wale & Davido, 2017
- “Love You Die” — Patoranking ft. Diamond Platnumz, 2017
Tours & Performances
- In 2016, he had a successful European tour, “Book a studio with Mix Master Garzy”.
- In 2017, Master Garzy joined Nigeria’s super star Patoranking on his exclusive European tour to launch his God Over Everything album, and was also the DJ for Patoranking on the tour.
- In 2017, he made an appearance in Coke Studio Africa.
- In 2017, Master Garzy appeared on the “Come From Far Europe Tour” with Ghanaian dance hall artist stonebwoy.
Awards & Nominations
- 2018 – Producer of The Year @Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (Nominated)
- 2017 – Producer of the Year @Bass Awards (Won)
- 2017 – The Gold Coast Prestigious Awards Awards for Excellence (Won)
- 2017 – Best Music Producer of The year @Ghana Entertainment Awards (Won)
- 2016 – Most Nominated Work @4SYTE Music Video Awards (Won)
- 2016 – Riddim of The Year @Bass Awards (Won)
- 2015 – Producer of The Year @Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (Nominated)
- 2014 – Best Producer of The Year @Mtn Hit Maker Reality Show (Won)
- 2012 – Youngest Producer Of The Year @GH/UK Afrobeat Award (Won)
Mix Master Garzy Official Twitter Account:
@mastergarzy or https://www.twitter.com/mastergarzy
Mix Master Garzy Official Facebook Account:
@mixmastergarzy or https://www.facebook.com/mixmastergarzy
Mix Master Garzy Official Instagram Account:
@mastergarzy or https://www.instagram.com/mastergarzy/
Source: George Awiadem Maclean | BieGyaNation.Com