In the early hours of October 23rd, 2010, news rang out that Hip-Hop Producer and Rapper Osaze “Sazzy” Omonbude had passed, after a life long struggle with sickle cell anemia.
His most recent work, The Takeover features M.I, 9ice and Ruggedman. He will be sorely missed in the music industry and in the world at large.
Osaze Omonbude a.k.a Sazzy was born Oct.15 1984,an indigene of Edo state.Born 4th of 4 boys,Osaze studied Engineering in University of Sheffield but his love for music drove him to production.His first taste of Nigerian limelight came when he produced ‘Baby Girl’ Feat. M.I,Naeto C and GStar on ‘The Definition’ by Jimmy Jatt! Sazzy has since produced for Nigerian Acts like Kel,Naeto c,African Rockstar,Naira,Beazy,Chykay,Zara,Pherowshuz,9ice,Iceprince,Jesse Jagz,Supreme Solar,Pryde,Saeon,Ash Hamman,SDC,Outtatown,Rilwan,Yoye.Sazzy has always had a free mind when making his music.His forthcoming album,RED,is a 15-Track album with all his songs written and produced by Sazzy.
Here is a tribute song by close friends, Uche The African Rockstar, Yioye, Lindsey, 5Mics, Bugzy, Snappy.