ABOUT MIDDLEZ

DEKOVAN SHAW (BORN FEBRUARY 19) BETTER KNOWN BY HIS STAGE NAME “MIDDLEZ” MEANING, MOTIVATED, INDIVIDUAL, DEDICATED & DEVOTED, LEADER, ENLIGHTENING, ZEALOUSLY. MIDDLEZ IS AN AFRICAN AMERICAN HIP-HOP ARTIST FROM THE SOUTHSIDE OF CHICAGO ILLINOIS. MIDDLEZ STARTED WRITING RHYMES HIS FRESHMAN YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL WHILE ATTENDING LAKE DALLAS HIGH IN CORINTH, TEXAS. THERE HE MET “K-VO”, ANOTHER ARTIST FROM THE SOUTHSIDE OF CHICAGO WHO TAUGHT HIM THE ART OF WRITING 16 BARS & HOW TO PUT HIS RHYMES INTO VERSES & SONGS. GROWING UP “MIDDLEZ” HAD A LOT OF MUSICAL INFLUENCES IN HIS LIFE SUCH AS HIS UNCLE WHO WAS A SINGER & GREAT PIANO PLAYER, & FROM HIS MOTHER WHO ALSO WAS A SINGER OF GOSPEL & RNB MUSIC. THE CHICAGO MUSIC SCENE SUCH AS ARTIST LIKE CRUCIAL CONFLICT, DO OR DIE, KANYE WEST, COMMON, TWISTER, BUMP J, & LUPE FIASCO PLAYED A BIG ROLE INFLUENCING “MIDDLEZ’S” SOUND & STYLE. IN 2012 MIDDLEZ MOVED TO STUTTGART GERMANY WITH HIS PARENTS. IN 2015 WHILE LIVING IN EUROPE HE RELEASED HIS FIRST MIXTAPE TITLED „WELCOME TO MIDDLEZVILLE“ WHICH GOT HIM RECOGNITION IN BOTH STUTTGART & CHICAGO. LATER IN 2016 HE RELEASED HIS DEBUT EP TITLED „AUTOBAHNFLOW“ WHICH SHOWCASED MIDDLEZ SKILLS, VERSATILITY, & WORDPLAY. „AUTOBAHNFLOW“ SHOWED HIS FANS & LISTENERS TRUE ARTISTRY WITH HIS ABILITY TO MAKE HIS EP PROFANITY & „N“ WORD FREE. MIDDLEZ FIRST BIG MOVIE SOUND TRACK FEATURE WAS ON THE GERMAN RAPPER CRO’s FIRST MOVIE TITLED „UNSERE ZEIT IST JETZT“ OR TRANSLATED „OUR TIME IS NOW“ BY WANER BROS IN 2016. MIDDLEZ IN CURRENTLY WORKING ON NEW MUSIC & PROJECTS THAT WILL BE RELEASING SOON SO STAY TUNED.