Another one of J-Town’s finest talents, Vblaiz is a name to reckon with when hip hop in the north is discussed. Born Elisha Victor Markus, he hails from Kafanchan LGA in Southern Kaduna.
As a teenager under the moniker St. Vblaize (later shortened to Vblaiz) he was influenced by the likes of 2Pac, Eminem, Busta Rhymes, Ambassador, Da’ T.R.U.T.H., Sho Baraka, Theory Hazit, etc.
His lyrics are a blend of Hausa and English.
His debut project, Soul Upgrade (Tashin Hankali) released on 3rd April 2016 under Diamond Pages Empire Records, a music based in Jos, is available online as a free download.