Who is Nazz?
Nazz is an underground rapper who rose to fame from MTV’s rap battle reality show called Hustle 2.0 anchored by Krissann Barretto. The show was judged by Badshah, EPR, Dee MC, Dino James, King and Ikka Singh. Nazz is one of the top 5 contestants to reach in finale along with Paradox, MC Square, Spectra and Gravity.
Nazz set the stage on fire by his energetic performances throughout the season. His rap songs Agar Mein Hota Bhagwan and Nake Pe Aake Dekh received a lot of praise from the audience. His other popular songs loved by Judges and Viewers are:-
- Tera Bhai Aya
- Bura Hu Mein Bahut
- Heavy Driver
- Ghar Pe Ja
- Maut Ka Kuan
- Halke Mein Lena Nahi
Nazz Rapper aka Nihar Hodawadekar Biography
Nazz’s real name is Nihar Hodawadekar. He was born and raised in Virar, Mumbai. He did his early education from the local school in Virar and later graduated from some college in Mumbai. In 2020, he released a song on his Youtube channel called Le Ke Chal Mjhe which describes the saddest past of his life.
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|Hip-Hop Rapper, Song Writer
|Date of Birth
|28 June 1998 (Not Verified)
|Place of Birth
|Virar, Mumbai, Maharashtra
|Hindi, English, Marathi
|Local School, Mumbai
|Hobbies and Favorites Stuff
|Singing, Rapping, Hip Hop
|Honey Singh, Divine, Raftaar, Eminem and Tupac Shakur
Height, Weight and Physical Appearance
Nazz is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 65kgs. He has got medium built and dark complexion. If we go through his body measurements, his chest size is 40 inches, waist size is 30 inches and biceps are 12 inches.
Family, Siblings and Relatives
Nazz had a rough childhood, his mother didn’t love and care him. And years later he came to know that whom he called father wasn’t his real father. After the death of his parents, he stared living with his uncle (Chacha) and aunt (Chachi). In 2018, his uncle also died and now he stays with his aunt.
He summarised his entire life through the song Le Ke Chal Mjhe uploaded on his Youtube channel. In this song, he made the references of his mother’s affair and not knowing about his real father.
Nazz doesn’t have any siblings.
Affairs and Dating Information
Nazz has never spoken about his girlfriend and affairs. Therefore, it would be unfair to comment on his love life, although, it is evident that he is unmarried.
Debut and Career
Prior to rapping, He used to go to studios and do cover songs. But his luck didn’t work as a singer, then he heard some rappers like Honey Singh, Divine, Tupac and got inspired. He then started rapping in 2015.
Nazz revealed, that he wanted to be a rapper but he didn’t know the meaning of rap, he thought rap is about saying lyrics fast, and the one who says the fastest is the best. But his perception changed after listening to Tupac. He understood that the lyrics have to be meaningful otherwise people won’t be able to connect with it.
In 2017, he wrote his first rap song titled SHAHENSHAH which he collaborated with underground rapper SHAIKHSPEARE. Afterwards, he wrote several songs which were based on his observation and real life encounters.
Since 2017, he has been doing collaborations with other underground rappers and have no plans to work with any music label. In an interview, he disclosed that being solo is the best, because it gives him the flexibility and freedom to work on his own terms without going through the hassle of royalty and other legal stuff.
In 2022, he participated in MTV’s Hustle 2.0 where he gave breathtaking performances throughout the season. Judges got impressed with his style of rap and storytelling. Due to his hard work and consistency he was able to reach the finale.
Lifestyle and Luxury
After coming to the hip hop scene his lifestyle has got changed completely. From funky clothes to gadgets and jewellery everything got an upgrade. He also bought Harley Davidson Bike from his hard earned money.
Facts about Nazz (Nihar Hodawadekar)
- He loves writing songs.
- He wrote his first rap song in 2017-18
- He got inspired from Honey Singh, Divine, Raftaar, Eminem and Tupac Shakur.
- According to Nazz, MC Stan is a revolutionary artist who has shown a different side of hip-hop to India. Although, he also finds few things about Stan fake.
- His uncle supported him throughout his life, he told him to do something big in life or else don’t do it.
- He used to live with his uncle and aunt but his uncle died 3 years ago so now he only stays with his aunt.
- His friend suggested him a name Nas but there was an OG rapper already with that name. Therefore, he made slight changes to the name and added a poll on Instagram for suggestions. Nazz got the highest votes and that is how the name came into the scene.
- He has no plan to sign with a music label, he is happy going solo as long as he is earning good money out of it.
- He used to do singing, but he was not technically aware about rapping which he understood over a period of time.
- He used to think that all the talent reality shows are fake and scripted which includes Hustle 2.0. After reaching in finale his opinion got changed about the reality shows.
- His first song was SHAHENSHAH in collaboration with underground artist SHAIKHSPEARE.
- He wants his accent to be like MC THC so that he can only rap in English.
Income and Net Worth
Nazz earns somewhere around 2-4 lakhs per month from brand endorsements, paid collabs, Youtube and events. His net worth is estimated at around 30-35 lakh Indian rupees.