Up Next: Bazzi
Bazzi has always felt the pull to perform. He spent his childhood singing for his parents and exploring Detroit-area Guitar Centers, discovering music as a means of expression—and escape. “Getting evicted from place to place when you’re young can make you feel valueless,” he says, “but I never let that beat me down.” At 17, he saved enough money to fly to L.A. and blew away record executives. The end result, “Mine,” is a synth-pop smash that led to his enchanting debut album, Cosmic. Get to know the rising star with our exclusive interview, short film, and music video.