YZ is a hip-hop emcee from New Jersey. He released three albums: Sons of the Father (Tuff City Records, 1990), The Ghetto's Been Good to Me (Livin' Large/Tommy Boy/Warner Bros. Records, 1992) and "YZ Presents the Legend of Floyd Jones" released on his own label. YZ is the owner of Blackworld Entertainment, a management firm, and the GM of Petroleum Music Group. He re-entered the personal management field and is managing recording artists NY Oil, Sonny Bonoho, and C-Love; producer/artist Bobbie Fine; and producers: King Midas and DJ Cozmos. Additionally he brokers for Stic.Man of Dead Prez and is the managing Consultant for the record labels Relevant Conduct Entertainment, based in Atlanta; and Team Maverick/700 Block, based in New Jersey.
YZ expanded his entertainment realm by getting behind the scenes of the television and radio world. He is the creator, executive producer, and host of the TV show Comin at Ya Live and the Internet's first hip-hop talk-radio show The After Thought. Visit both online at www.cominatyalive.com and at www.theafterthoughtradio.com.he worked with tony huntington on the dope track "whitey almighty".
His label is O.S.R., where he releases his personal projects. His long-awaited solo project, titled Crazy, is due out in 2008.