Words would fail me if I tried to explain the organic vibe and energy felt when even his name is mentioned. His emotion is felt by listeners and cuts straight through the core of what west coast rap should sound like. Julian Cruze, is a 30 year old "father first, everything else gets in where it fits in" rap artist from Oakland CA. Often consider the hardest rapper in the Bay Area, his reputation as a pioneer on the on the west coast music scene is growing. With a sound that was influenced by artist such as T.I., Nipsey Hussle, Nas and DMX, the lyrical content and street vibes seem unmatched with many other artist of today's generation.
Prior releases included a two part mixtape series hosted by Datpiff, "My Life Is Real: Season 1" in 2012, and "My Life Is Real: Season 2" being released in 2014. Shortly after the release, the largest performance of his music career would take place when performing at the Currently he is picking up where things left off after releasing his first album titled "Yall Got Me Fucked Up" in 2015, which is available on all major streaming outlets. Living life by the motto to wake up & apply game, the hustle mentality was developed at a young age and the importance of being relentless while remaining humble yet tenacious is has been displayed consistently.
In the mist of working his next project in 2016, news surfaced that Cruze would be blessed son, who was born in June 2017. With the primary goal of raising his son in a positive, healthy and peaceful environment, the decision was made to relocate to the suburbs of Las Vegas, NV, which also allows quick and easy travel to Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Now ready to heat things up from the city of lights and entertainment in 2020, the highly anticipated release of new material from the west coast artist has led to his first single in 5 years "Everything Changed". With his new club banger gaining traction, his new album "Motivated & Activated" remains one of the most highly anticipated projects of the year.