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Detroit, Michigan, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2015 | SELF

Detroit, Michigan, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2015
Solo Hip Hop Neo Soul




"Detroit Metro Times Article"

Somewhere between Bilal and G-Eazy lies (A)lex(Z)ander. He’s a Detroit born artist who has released his newest single, “I Want You,” off his upcoming album The Shepherd of Leopard. The emcee/crooner serenades his woman of choice through mysterious but romantic organ chords. Even though the topic matter is not new, the cut is hot because its well executed and (A)lex(Z)ander is obviously a talented cat. - Detroit Metro Times

"(A)lex(Z)ander Zooooool Zonight"

A talent that was discovered recently via the #DSROn6th showcase in Austin, Texas for SXSW, Michigan creative (A)lex(Z)ander cooks up a new type of wave he dubs “Zooooooool Zonight.”

In his own words:

“I wanted to create something that is reflective of genuine desire & that some men put on this facade about being afraid to express their own conquests in honest ways.”

Think OutKast, Prince, Rick James when giving the homie an ear! - TENT TV

"Zoooool Zonight"

Get familiar to the cat (A)lex(Z)ander! Wanting to to create something that is reflective of genuine desire, AZ puts his energy to the test for a new single dubbed “Zoooooooooool Zonight.” He felt like some put on a facade where they are afraid to express their own conquests in honest ways. Get in tune.

“When you listen to Prince or Rick James they weren’t afraid and didn’t care how there contemporaries would view them because they knew women would love it, they where confident in what they’d become and where becoming.” – (A)lex(Z)ander! - Hip Hop Is Real

"Detroit Artist (A)lex(Z)ander drops "Freak" before the weekend"

After taking on SXSW, Detroit artist (A)lex(Z)ander has returned home and is working on new music – starting by paying a little bit of tribute to Rick James with his single, “Freak.” - Boi1Da.net

"New Audio- WhatsupAZ- Freak"

From Detroit, (A)lex(Z)ander pays homage to one in every of his idols within the music subject, Rick James, with a sultry tune he titles “Freak”. The homie had a really profitable run this previous SXSW and his momentum is just going to maintain elevating because the 2017 continues. - My Music Grind

"(A)lex(Z)ander Freak"

From Detroit, (A)lex(Z)ander pays homage to one of his idols in the music field, Rick James, with a sultry tune he titles “Freak”. The homie had a very successful run this past SXSW and his momentum is only going to keep raising as the 2017 continues. - www.DirectAccessworldwidemag.com

"(A)lex(Z)ander (WhatsupAZ) I Want You"

Going in for the ladies! Detroit crooner (A)lex(Z)ander let’s a hot new single titled “I Want You” fly for the masses this quarter. Listen in now! - Tent TV

"Source Magazine"

Since SXSW, Detroit creative (A)lex(Z)ander has continued to keep his name busy the last quarter. After three successful campaigns with his singles, AZ lets the Shepard Of Leonard: An Ode To R&B And Love Sounds go public! Blending elements of Alternative Pop, Neo-Soul and Hip-Hop, (A)lex combines an electric pattern of sounds that give a very euphoric atmosphere. In his own words, (A)lex(Z)ander attributes artist such as Prince, Rick James, Goodie Mob, Dungeon Family, Outkast, A Tribe Called Quest, & Pharrell Williams as his influences. (A)lex(Z)ander has found a niche in being able create subtle hints of nostalgia, while still being able to keep up with modern sound standards. To accompany the 10-track LP, AZ brings in the Shepard Of Leopard visual. A mini movie of sorts that include some of the singles we find a pleasant favorite from the tape. Check out the tape below. - The Source


The Shepard Of Leopard- Track List Freak I  Want You Zooooool Zonight



(A)lex(Z)ander is a Alternative Hip-Hop Artist, Neo-Soul Singer and Spoken Word Poet. He draws inspiration from a very eclectic pallet attributing artist such as Prince, Rick James, ATQC, Dungeon Family, Pharrell Williams, Outkast, D'Angelo, Maxwell and Jamiroquai. In November of 2017 His single "I Want You" was Accredited by Detroit Metro Times drawing comparisons to Grammy Nominated singer Soul Singer Bilal. In March of 2017 (A)lex(Z)ander performed on 6th Street at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Shortly after (A)lex(Z)ander was featured in The Source Magazine, Bo1da and Trap-A-Locs and Detroit Metro Times again. His latest single "Thank You" has been played Detroit's 10.75 radio station. He returned to SXSW in 2018 performing on 5 stages. His music is Available on Apple Music, SoundCloud, Spotify and iHeart Radio.

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