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Born Antwan Crawford to a 14 year old mother, whom due to a childhooh injury was told by doctors to be infertile, on July 28th in the year of 1980. Growing up on the southeast side of Chicago's infamous Emmit Till Road(71st street)was like a dream for him with his entertaining personality and witty since of humor. Being from a well known gang affilated family he was loved and looked after by some of Chicago's most hardened criminals. His mother joined the US Army at the tender age of 17. Raised most of his younger years by his livewire parting grandma Lula May,and a hardworking mechanic quiet grandpa the late Frank Woodard both from Mississippi. He was accustomed to fast-talking and witty wordplay. In the year of 1988 his mother sent for him to live with her in Maldrough,KY. Where he was introduced to Kevin a friend of the family form New York who was a rapper in his spare time. Bazurk had a science project to do and Kevin made the suggestion of writing a rhyme as his presentation. He gathered all the info needed and Kevin introduced him to proper way to format a song. He continued to write in the shadows for years to come. In the year of 1996 his mother was restaioned to Newport News,VA. On the walk to his first day attending Denbigh High School he was stopped by a group of teens in the woods. They asked him if he rapped. That was his first hip hop cypher which began his addiction to the battling scene. By 1999 he felt he was ready to be heard. Living in Minnisota at the time he met Silk who was an up and coming producer. He showed him how to make his first beat and was the first to record his vocals. Later that year his grandpa passed away. He went back to Chicago for the funeral and never returned to Minn. That Sept28 his first daughter was born. In 2000 he formed the Family TYZ Crew. Consisting of him(Bazurk),Keyzi,Dre Dilla,Karu, and Que. They put out the "Famability" Album in 2002. Due to different work ethics the group split up in 2004. But still determined to sucseed in his music carrer Bazurk began to seek avenues in which he could be heard. He began to inter in talent shows,perform on local tv shows,and battle in the streets for money. Finally he decide to make his music acceptable to all by creating a possitive energy. He returned back to his original vibe. Making possitive out of negative situation. Now he is destined to take his message and motivation to the top of the world.
With his wide range of syles,genre, and mind grasping word play. Bazurk Da' Bandit is by far one of the worlds best kept secrets. And can definately be the next major superstar. Just listen! His music literally speaks for itself!
 
 
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