Twenty Two B

Twenty Two B

 Los Angeles, California, USA
SoloPopRock

His new album, “In The Making,” is one that he hopes will serve as inspiration for others in the same way. It’s set to be released by mid-December, and will feature 10 songs that he said will show off his versatility as a musician and explore a “mix of everything” when it comes to themes and issues in the world. The feature single, which shares a name with the album, is about a dreamer who has to go through the process of trying to reach his goals.

Biography

Twenty Two B


African war refugee uses terror of past as motivation to inspire others to dream big


LOS ANGELES, CA – War is awful. Perhaps no one knows this better than war refugee and current LA-based musician Twenty Two B.

He’s a man who has overcome an unbelievable amount of twists and turns throughout his life – a life journey that has developed him into the musician and man he is today. Before his eventual move to LA, Twenty Two B grew up on the Ivory Coast in West Africa. It was a place ravaged by war, and over the years he experienced the loss of family members and friends. The war had such an impact on his homeland that it became a daily fight for survival. Wanting to escape away from this horror and find a better life, he eventually found himself on a plane to Los Angeles.

“War is awful,” he said. “You have to find your way out. I got out 10 years ago, but there are still a lot of people stuck in it – people like those children in Syria right now. I wrote one of my songs, ‘No More War,’ as a way to inspire others to do what I did and try to change their lives. One of the lyrics in the song is, ‘Live each day as if it’s your last,’ and I hope that my music helps other people to realize that they have to enjoy every moment of their lives, because there may not be a tomorrow.”
Though it’s a place with more bad memories than good, his years in Africa did lay the foundation for his eventual career as a musician. He said he remembers many times as a child watching his mother – who was an African folk singer – perform for others throughout the area. He learned through her that music is the ultimate way to express yourself, and that through music you can help others solve a lot of problems.

“It’s the best way to ease your mind and to make people happy,” he said. “In this life there’s a lot of drama and tragedy, but through music you can spread a lot of positive things.”

He also realized early on in life that he had a unique sounding voice – something he describes as “raw, and not like anything you’ve ever heard.” He describes his music as a fusion of pop and rock, with influences from all over the world, but most especially from the American rockers he heard as a young boy who influenced his dreams.

His new album, “In The Making,” is one that he hopes will serve as inspiration for others in the same way. It’s set to be released by mid-December, and will feature 10 songs that he said will show off his versatility as a musician and explore a “mix of everything” when it comes to themes and issues in the world. The feature single, which shares a name with the album, is about a dreamer who has to go through the process of trying to reach his goals.

“We all dream about big things,” he said. “But you have to put in the work to get there. I’ve been working on this album for a year, and I hope my story inspires other people to act and to dream in the same ways I have. I would like people to reach for their dreams, and through my music I want to inspire people.”

To find out more about Twenty Two B, visit his website at twentytwob.com, or follow him on social media on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Fans can also check out his music on Soundcloud and YouTube.


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Lyrics

Karma Is A Bitch

Written By: Machoudi Badarou AKA Twenty Two B

Karma Is A Bitch

Ooh enH
Dig dig dig in it
Ooh ooh
Ooh ooh
Dig dig dig in it

Karma Is A Bitch
You rip what you saw
Dig dig dig dig in it
Karma Is A Bitch
You get what you give
Dig dig dig dig in it
Karma Is A Bitch
One day you will be serve

Sister sister there is no need to take revenge in your own hands
Sit back relax let karma do the job for you
Keep calm karma will get hold of those that hurt you
That for sure you gonna have the last laugh
You already know that

Karma Is A Bitch
You rip what you saw
Dig dig dig dig in it
Karma Is A Bitch
You get what you give
Dig dig dig dig in it
Karma Is A Bitch
One day you will be serve

Brother brother what go around come around
you may have a big smile on your face now
Trust me he won't be for too long when karma hit you pound to pound
You won't be smiling anymore so you better wise up now
You already know that

Karma Is A Bitch
You rip what you saw
Dig dig dig dig in it
Karma Is A Bitch
You get what you give
Dig dig dig dig in it
Karma Is A Bitch
One day you will be serve

Ooh ooh
Good GOD
Ooh

Think twice before you act your own gun may turn against you
Ah you already know that that karma is a bitch
Backstabber get out of my face

Karma Is A Bitch
You rip what you saw
Dig dig dig dig in it
Karma Is A Bitch
You get what you give
Dig dig dig dig in it
Karma Is A Bitch
One day you will be serve

Karma Is A Bitch
You rip what you saw
Dig dig dig dig in it
Karma Is A Bitch
You get what you give
Dig dig dig dig in it
Karma Is A Bitch
One day you will be serve

Don't you know backstabber Ooh
That what you get
Karma is a bitch

Writen by Machoudi Badarou 01/13/2016

You Are What You Are

Written By: Machoudi Badarou AKA Twenty Two B

You Are What You Are

Are you gonna live your life pretending to be someone else
You wasting your time trying to live someone else life
I don't think you ever succeed at trying to be anyone else
Define yourself don't let anyone run your life
Bright light always stay true to yourself

Cause you are what you are
You Are What You Are
No mare how hard you try you can run from yourself
You are what you are
You Are What You Are
No matter how hard you try you can't run from yourself

I taught I knew you inside and out
You change that much got yourself a new look to impress your friends
You got me to the point where I wanna scream and shout
That there's nothing more beautiful than being yourself
Bright light always stay true to yourself

Cause you are what you are
You Are What You Are
No mare how hard you try you can run from yourself
You are what you are
You Are What You Are
No matter how hard you try you can't run from yourself

We love you just the way you are
You are beautiful you are amazing
Just stay the way you are
Don't change for nothing

Cause you are what you are
You Are What You Are
No mare how hard you try you can run from yourself
You are what you are
You Are What You Are
No matter how hard you try you can run from yourself

Writing by Machoudi Badarou 9/8/2012

Live Everyday Like Its Your Last

Written By: Machoudi Badarou AKA Twenty Two B

Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Tomorrow tomorrow isn't promise be happy now
Tomorrow tomorrow isn't promise be happy now

If it's my last day I will thug up and scream thug life forever
If it's was my last day i will get a rental car and ride coast to coast with my baby
If it's was my last I will go back home to my mother
If it's was my last day i will live the life of Billy the kid

Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Tomorrow tomorrow isn't promise be happy now
Tomorrow tomorrow isn't promise be happy now
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last

If it's was my last day i will throw a parties on the top of the eiffel tower
If it's was my last day i will withdraw all my money from the bank and spend it all with my baby
If it's was my last day i will bow down on my need and pray
If it's was my last day i will live the life of superstar and a rock star for a day

Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Tomorrow tomorrow isn't promise be happy now
Tomorrow tomorrow isn't promise be happy now
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last

Anh Live on the now all you got is now ounh
Don't wait till tomorrow ounh
Live your life to the fullest cause you never know what tomorrow will bring
Tomorrow tomorrow isn't promise be happy now
Tomorrow tomorrow isn't promise be happy now

Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Tomorrow tomorrow isn't promise be happy now
Tomorrow tomorrow isn't promise be happy now
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last

Anh rock yourself now rock yourself now got to live it up yourself now
Live on the now don't wait till tomorrow
Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
Anh rock yourself now

In The Making

Written By: Machoudi Badarou AKA Twenty Two B

In The Making

Have been working night and day none stop
Trying to found the hiding truth rocking to the top
Sleepless night confusion makes me wanna stop
But I won't stop till I reach the top

Where ever I go, everybody, want to know what I'm up to
No one wants to wait till due time
If you really want to know what I'm up to
You got to wait till due time
Get off my back, stop pressuring me
Why don't you leave me alone and let me be
Cause you make me want to scream and shout

In the making
In the making
In the making
The brand new world is in the making
The second coming is in the making
The masterpiece is in the making

There is a time to plant the seed and to uproot
Time to be strong and time to be weak
There a time of wondering and time to find your root
Time to silence to and time to speak
.
Where ever I go, everybody, want to know what I'm up to
No one wants to wait till due time
If you really want to know what I'm up to
You got to wait till due time
Get off my back, stop pressuring me
Why don't you leave me alone and let me be
Cause you make me want to scream and shout

In the making
In the making
In the making
The brand new world is in the making
The second coming is in the making
The masterpiece is in the making

Good thing happen to those who wait
Don't let them rush you, take your time even you got tomakes them wait

In the making
In the making
In the making
The brand new world is in the making
The second coming is in the making

Writing by Machoudi Badarou

10/8/2012

Discography

In The Making

-Back Off Haters
- You Get On My Nerves
- Karma Is A Bitch
- You Are What You Are
- Live Everyday Like Is Your Last
- In The Making

Set List

Shows are approx 45 minutes playing all own song from recent production and releases.
If wanted the show can be extended to 1 hour whit dancers