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Country:United States
Info:Aziz Peregrino-Brimah is the artist Zee from East Bend, North Carolina. Plus he's the founder of Bezworks Design, a Christian new media development company.

A Muslim man from Nigeria came to the United States to seek a higher education. While there he fell in love with an American woman named Essie. They got married, and in 1975 had a child. They named him Abdul Aziz Peregrino-Brimah, which means “servant of the powerful, the mighty.” Not very long after Aziz’s birth, his father took his family back to Nigeria in hopes of starting a new life.

Culture Shock
Things didn’t go as planned though, because not very long after, Aziz’s mother experienced a major culture shock. Not being able to adjust to the Islamic customs or her husband’s way of living, she became very saddened and homesick, so she called her mother and told her she was coming home.

Growing Up
Aziz’s parents divorced before he turned one year old. Growing up without a father was only the beginning for Aziz. He would eventually experience many things – both good and bad - and have many questions about life that left him wanting to know who God was.

During his freshman year at Winston-Salem State University, a depressed Aziz got on the floor in his dorm room and prayed this prayer:
“Dear God, I believe you exist. I believe that there is a heaven and a hell. I don’t know you, but I want to know you. But there are too many religions in this world. Some say ‘this is the way’ and others say ‘this is the way.’ Who am I to say which is right? You created me, so I’m asking you to show me which way to go. From this day forward I am going to live how I want, and if I die and go to hell it will be your fault.”

God heard Aziz’s heartfelt prayer. Little did he know, but God had been working to save him all along - ever since he was born. Within the next year many things took place that opened Aziz’s eyes to who Jesus Christ was, and in September of 1994, at the age of 19 he confessed Jesus as Lord of his life. Aziz was now a born-again Christian, and is at the present moment the only one on his father’s side of the family who is not a Muslim.

Now after twelve years of knowing and serving the Lord, you have Zee – a seasoned Christian who has found out that above all other things, the only thing that truly matters is “where will you spend your life for eternity?”

Lost Focus
Unlike many other artists, Zee has a unique way of painting pictures with his words that bring your heart and mind into the music. “The Lord led me to into the rap game because too many of his children have lost focus, and as a result, many souls are lost and left blind.”

Zee believes that his music has the power to appeal to the saved as well as the unsaved: “People know when they’re listening to someone who means what they say. That’s what people are looking for. They’re looking for someone to point them to truth. If they feel you have the truth, they will listen. I know I have the truth. Truth is a person, Jesus Christ.”

Zee states about his name: "Simply put, it’s just easier for people to say and remember. You saw his name, right?"

At the Carolina Holy Hip Hop Achievement Awards 2007 he won the "Rap Ministers of the Year NC" award. NC being North Carolina.

Zee released his debut album "Livin’ Proof" in August 2006.

Release:Livin' Proof
Livin' Proof
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Media:[Audio CD]
Recordlabel:Indie (Independant Release)
Info:The album is released on August 22nd, 2006.

1. Take It Up
2. My Story
3. No Have To Worry
4. Heaven Ain’t Got No Ghetto
5. 1+1=2
6. Make Your Life Better
7. Where Would I Be?
8. Q & A with Zee
9. Livin’ Proof
10. You’re Not Alone
11. Josephine
12. Thief In The Night
13. Why Wait? (Don’t Wait)
14. The Body Party
15. Moufs Of Da Souf
16. A Love Song
Rating:Our users rated this release: 7 out of 10
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