Mez is a multi-hyphenate artist and Grammy winner - musician, producer, writer, and director who hails from Raleigh, NC.
With feet firmly planted in mainstream culture, Mez has worked with legendary producer and artist Dr. Dre whom Mez wrote fourteen out of the sixteen tracks on “Compton”, the album that accompanied the biographical film Straight Out of Compton. He began directing commercial pieces such as the Nike Airmax Day Campaign, working closely with the TDE camp, directing “Mood” for SiR, while also co-directing “Headshots” and “Chad “ for Isaiah Rashad with Jack Begert. In addition to conceptualizing visuals for other artists and brands, he has directed videos for his own singles “Loading” and ‘Southside Mez”.
Writing captivating bars and capturing evocative images is only the beginning of Mez’s creativity. The power of Mez springs from his infinite well of ideas, allowing him to express every extension of his vision. His acute ability to see details of every idea, and apply taste and experience to any medium attracts some of the most prolific people in the business.
Mez understands that the foundation of any piece of impactful art starts with story. His childlike curiosity and methodical approach to any creative project he takes on, allows him to flow like water from medium to medium. As a lover of film, a sneakerhead, an anime fanatic, a music connoisseur, and a fan of technology and design, there is an authenticity to his work that is impossible to replicate.