Some stories were meant to be told. It has been proven through time that true passion can manifest the desires of ones heart. Consider the journey of Quaze, a musical artist whose mission has been long, mysteriouly connected and painstaking all in the name of his hearts desire music. It was the summer of 1982 on the East Side of Long Beach, Calif., when a young Quaze couldn't contain his excitement after buying his very first 45-record, Atomic Dog at the now world famous, V.I.P. Records. Playing it, pop-lockin to it, cherishing it, studying it all the way to Birmingham, Ala. By 1986, Quaze was heavily influenced by P-Funk and Old School Hip Hop/Rap, which led the youngster and his friend to enter and win a rap/dance contest at the local Birmingham Summer Jam concert. Landing a spot on Seattle rapper Anthony Sir Mix-A-Lot Rays chitlin circuit tour of the South, Quaze began his lifelong journey into the world of music. Being exposed to the music industry at such an early age, Quaze, a musical prodigy, felt music was his true calling in life. So he dropped out of school in the 11th grade and migrated to Vancover, B.C., where he would start a new chapter in music as the second member of a Canadian rap group called, EQ. The group consisted of Quaze and a Patterson, New Jersey, native named Edwin Ease Kohn. The group went on to be successful in Canada, opening for such acts as Public Enemy, Rob Base, King Tee and The Alcoholics. In Canada, Quaze also reunited with Leonard Romeo Blue Kravitz (aka Lenny Kravitz), a close friend of the family and the high school sweetheart of Quazes cousin. To add even further to his great adventures, Quaze boarded the Mothership in 1999 with one of his original influences, Dr. Funkenstein himself, George Clinton. During his P-Funk abduction, Qauze was baptized into the P-Funk family as Quazedelic, producing, singing, and touring with the group, under the direction of the P-Funk Master. Just before exiting the ship, Trey Lude (George Clintons son) would send Quazedelic off on his next Funkadelic trip. Quaze was introduced to Meech Wells, son of the late great vocalist Mary Wells and Doggystyle producer. It was a Mothership Connection! The two immediately hit it off, producing hits for Snoop Dogg and his various artists such as Kokane, who Quaze produced Nite L.O.Cs for The Doggystyle All-Star Compilation in 2002, an album that also included the Quaze-produced hit Don't Fight the Feelin, featuring Nate Dogg, CamRon (Rocafella Records) and Lady May, but was miscredited on production credits. Continued Biography Quaze Continued These funky affiliations allowed Quaze opportunities to make things happen for the FUNK. Quaze has been blessed to be in the presence of and work with some of the most legendary names in the industry: George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Lenny Kravitz, and Marvin Gaye. Quaze worked and resided at the Gaye Estate for six months. Working with Marvin III was an honor and a great opportunity. I actually went to the same studios as his Pops. It was an amazing and eerie experienceI felt his presence in the studio while making my music, Quaze recalls. Such enlightening experiences obviously pierced Quazes soul as demonstrated on the Welcome to the Chuuch Mixed Tape Vol. I and single to the True Crime: Streets of L.A. videogame soundtrack, where his featured vocals on the smash hit Dance Wit Me (Get Up and Party) matched Marvins so harmoniously that critics were buzzing. Is that?....No it can't be!....But it sounds so much like Marvin. And yes, it's Quaze. This song later went on to gain a 2004 MTV Videogame Soundtrack Award nomination,but once again was not given his just due credit for his work on the writting and on the vocal hook performance. As a protégé of the funkmaster George Clinton, Quazedelic also produced the title track, Undacova Funk on the soundtrack for the film, Undercover Brother. The beat was derived from the 70s classic Give Up the Funk, which featured Bootsy Collins, Snoop Dogg, Kokane, Fred Wesley, as well as Quazedelic, who adds, The credits alone blew me away. Without question, Quaze was the artist experienced to grace the Paid Tha Cost To Be Tha Boss album with a vocal rendition of Clintons, Flash Light renamed Stop Light. Quazedelic is indeed part of the musical movement, taking funk, hip hop and rock to the next level, as many have predicted. As a member of the Snoopadelics, playing percussion and the Talk Box, Quaze toured with Snoop Dogg, alongside Jay-Z, 50 Cent and G-Unit, Fabolous, Chingy, Beyonce and Busta Rhymes on the Rock The Mic Tour. On the Project Revolution Tour, Quaze stretched his chords, creating memorable performances with Linkin Park, Korn, Ghostface Killa, MOP, The Used and Downset. Quaze was also instrumental in the Platinum Snoop Dogg CD, R&G Rhythm and Gangsta: The Masterpiece, contributing an old soulful sound to the production on the track No Thang on Me as well as adding an extraordinary vocal and percussion performance. The clone of Dr. Funkenstein - Quazes story has yet to be captured in the form of an album. Spinning tales through a fusion of Rock, Funk and Hip Hop in a truly innovative, fresh and inspiring experience, Quazes album entitled, 'the electriccunderwaterchurcchmovement', more than exudes the performers raw talent and trend for a new style of music yet to be discovered. Quazedelic has been enlightened by the psychedelic experience of funk. His music and style are very much influenced by peace, love, reality and the colors of life. He considers his music to be, An Electric Church Movement elements uniting all races and species through one universal _expression music. Production Credits for Quazedelic: Snoop Dogg George Clinton Angie Stone Soundscannerz Redman Bootsy Collins The Emotions Sir mix alot X-Clan 213 Daz MTV and many other platinum artists!