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Naga MC

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Naga MC
Native name
মোয়েজ্জিন আজিজ
Birth nameMuazzin Aziz
Born1995 (age 25–26)
Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London, England
OriginEast, London, England
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2007–present
Websiteofficialnaga.com

Muazzin Aziz (Bengali: মোয়েজ্জিন আজিজ; born 1995), better known by his stage name Naga MC, is an English rapper and actor.

Early life[edit]

Aziz was born in Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London, England[1][2][3][4] is of Bangladeshi descent and attended Oaklands School. Aziz's mother died when he was a child.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2007, at the age of 11,[5] Aziz won the Rhythmic Award for his age category for the Rise Slam[1] (now SLAMbaddasors UK). In 2009, he won the SLAMbassadors national championship again.[5]

Aziz was on open mic at Rich Mix on Bethnal Green.[1] He has played at shows across the UK and abroad.[2] He has worked on spoken word and musical projects, including touring internationally with Asian Dub Foundation.[5]

Aziz has featured in The Observer, BBC London, BBC Two, BBC Asian Network. He has worked alongside Asian Dub Foundation and performed around Europe.[2] In January 2011, he performed live on BBC Asian Network.[6] In June 2012, he contributed to a discussion on BBC London 94.9's The Sunny and Shay Show about building a career in the music industry.[7]

Aziz played a supporting role in the 2012 horror film Comedown,[2] the short film Give to Me the Life I Love and the 2014 BBC Three drama short film Flea.[8]

Aziz is also poet coach and workshop facilitator for SLAMbassadors UK.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Aziz lives in Bethnal Green, London.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Comedown Naz Supporting role
Give to Me the Life I Love Gangleader Short
2014 Flea Short

See also[edit]

  • British Bangladeshis
  • List of British Bangladeshis

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Hind, John (12 August 2007). "School's out". The Observer. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Naga MC". Oitij-jo. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  3. "Teens quiz Diz about rise to top of biz". The Sun. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  4. "Teens quiz Diz about rise to top of biz". The Scottish Sun. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Naga MC". The Poetry Society. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  6. "Hype on the Mic battle: Naga MC Vs Sakez – Who wins?". BBC Asian Network. 29 January 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  7. "Steve Savale, Naga MC and Attika Choudhary". BBC London 94.9. 23 June 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  8. "Flea". BBC Three. 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2015.

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