Born J. Christopher Lilley, the Charlotte native began his craft in early 2003 as Big TReaL penning nine projects under the moniker until 2009 and hasn’t stopped creating since. Soon after debuting as TReaL, the inventive versifier gained a multitude of followers throughout the southeast region and a STAR was born… the era of J. Grizzly was ushered in. Working tirelessly in the studio, along with the collective that is GodCity, J. Grizzly fed Queen City Hip Hop with a cornucopia of ‘The Age of Joe Grizzly’ albums volumes 1-5 and closed the chapter with his ‘Ric Flair LP’ in 2012. With his incomparable work ethic, the ever-evolving emcee transcended into Shotgun Grizzly and became a metaphysical version of himself. Making music his therapy, Shotgun Grizzly finds solace inside the studio and makes sure it remains an enjoyable environment while creating new sounds.
Currently performing and promoting his latest hit single “STAR”, Shotgun Grizzly remains in high demand with the singles multi-genre appeal. “STAR” debuted in late 2016, features Sharnell and was produced by Krazy Figz. A feel good track with the appeal of a classic club-banger and Shotgun Grizzly’s highly sought wordplay; “STAR” outshines everything released this season. Recently appearing at the iMusic Festival, Shotgun Grizzly is the artist-to-watch as he gears up to close out 2016.
Taking aim at any attempts to conform, Shotgun Grizzly performs above the “norm”. Just when you thought it safe to place Shotgun Grizzly into a category of rapper, he transitions into another realm of existence and challenges spectators to keep up.
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