Growing up in E. St. Louis, EDVANZD spent countless hours exploring his grandfather's massive record collection. Listening to multiple genres sparked his love for music and especially fueled his passion for hip-hop.
EDVANZD began his journey by performing on stage and being awarded an NAACP award among numerous other awards. He leaped from the stage to the screen when he debuted in the HBO movie “Soul of the Game,” which led to being cast in several other star-studded films and television shows.
EDVANZD, has been heralded as a high-octane MC with a sharp lyrical prowess by such legendary lyricists as Busta Rhymes. Consistently honing his craft of wordplay has led to his own successful social media series #FireFlowFridays. Recently EDVANZD was crowned a top 5 Blaze The Beat artist. EDVANZD is poised to step into the spotlight as the future face of hip-hop.
Venturing behind the glare of Hollywood's spotlight, EDVANZD expanded his brand into production by producing Film, TV, Theatre and Music projects via his company EdVanzd Media. One of his current projects, the award winning documentary Target: St. Louis, Vol. 1 debuted at the reputable Urbanworld Film Festival and is currently making waves in the film festival circuit.