Blackwater, County Wexford
Awkward Z. is a rapper originally from Johannesburg, South Africa but moved to Ireland at age 5.
The Wexford/Waterford artist has been rapping since he was 16. Influenced by artists such as Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole he always displayed self-expression whether it's through Art, Dance or Music and has been performing in front of people for most his life.
He has been featured in rap reviews, The Lab TV Ireland, Fellow Natives TV and has done performances such as "The Red The Future Show." and has had his music played on Radio Stations such as RTÉ Pulse.
His goal for music is to be able to express his emotions in lyrics, inspire people who listen and make people feel something when they hear it.
His music can be found on YouTube and Souncloud but you can find his single "Secrets of Love" on streaming platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal etc.