Nasir “Lil Nizzy” Tallington (born 12th August 1997) is a Hip-Hop connoisseur and recording artist by way of South Philadelphia. He is also known as Nizzy Strawz. At a young age, Nizzy was introduced to hip- hop by his father, which he quickly became inspired by. As Nizzy grew older he swiftly began to embark on creating music on his own, learning how to mix and record, which developed an even stronger passion for the music industry.
In 2015, Lil Nizzy debuted his lyrical presence with his album Threw The Interior. With this project, audiences were shocked by his lyricism and ability to paint vividly raw pictures with his storytelling. Kicking his career into overdrive, Nizzy began knocking out project after project, completing music videos, promotional visuals, artwork, social media grandstanding and five mixtapes in 2016 alone.
Naturally, Nizzy's hard work did not go unnoticed, eventually catching the attention of many key players in the music industry.
Philadelphia famed rapper, Meek Mill, took a personal interest in Nizzy which led him to become a mentor for him in the industry.
At 19, Nizzy holds an impressive performance resume, including a Philly Power House performance amongst numerous concert events with acts such as - Lee Mazin, Desiigner, and PnB Rock. One of the most pivotal moments in Nizzy's career was when Meek Mill personally invited him to open for the Meek Mill and Friends Tour, penned the largest Hip Hop concert of the year, with other heavy hitters Rick Ross and G Herbo. Just 24-and he will continue to prove to the industry why he's the next hot artist. hours prior to Nizzy's breakout performance he suffered a tragic loss of his best friend, Saddi, who lost his life to gun violence. Nizzy credits Saddi for helping him to get through that important night and yields it as inspiration for his career moving forward.
Currently, Nizzy is growing rapidly in the hip-hop industry, as well as evolving as an artist.
With a new distribution deal with TSO Records / LiveMixtapes, Nizzy prepares to release his latest project “The Chemist” on July 4,2018.
Lil Nizzy is here for the long run; his lion-hearted entrance into life is displayed through his work ethic, talent, and dedication to his craft.
His new single, "Blockstar" ft.
YFN Lucci is a glimpse to the industry of why he's the next hot artist to keep an eye on.
Lil Nizzy and his cousin 16-year-old Hakim Bey were found bleeding in the street.
Both were shot multiple times. The shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m. at 26th on Tasker streets.
He was rushed to the hospital and was reported to be in a stable condition but temporarily paralyzed while Bey is in stable condition,The whole Philadelphia community has shown support for him and his family on social media, but continue to stress the importance for the city to do better, and stop the violence.
Lil Nizzy now is now reclined to a wheel chair.
22-year-old Philly rapper Lil Nizzy was arrested for allegedly molesting his 5-year-old niece.
The wheelchair-confined rapper was reportedly caught in the act via surveillance footage, and the rapper’s sister saw the footage and ultimately turned it in because of how graphic it was.