Taizu Born on December 31st, 1987, in Livingston, New Jersey, Taizu is the first generation South Asian American in his family. He is the son of two middle class immigrants that escaped their homeland to seek of financial prosperity in the late 70s. Heavily influenced by Asian cultures with the combination of his American upbringing help differentiate Taizu's style and vocal versatility. His spiritual delivery and sage like presence has become the core of his cult following. The 25 year old rising talent with influences from Big Pun, Lil Wayne, and Big Daddy Kane is known for his witty mantra's and blatant disregard for social norms. "Obstacles are only stepping stones to victory." Taizu is focused on breaking social barriers through his music and sharing his unique philosophy of collective awareness with the rest of the world.