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Wanz Releases New Single “To: Nate Dogg” Feat. Warren G!

THREE TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNING ARTIST

WANZ RELEASES NEW SINGLE

“To: Nate Dogg” Feat. Warren G Out Today!

By now every person world round can recognize the catchy hook in Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ hit song ‘Thrift Shop’. The man behind that infamous chorus is none other than singer Michael Wansley AKA Wanz. Now Wanz has partnered with Warren G to pay tribute to American singer, rapper and actor Nate Dogg. Premiered by Red Bull, the single, titled “To: Nate Dogg” is now available via Wanz0matic Records, puchase the single HERE.

LISTEN TO “TO: NATE DOGG” FEAT. WARREN G ON RED BULL MUSIC NOW!“Thrift Shop” changed my life, no question. I’ve been able to experience dreams I’ve had since childhood. Living that dream turned into me being compared to one of the greatest hook singers of all time, Nate DeeODblGee! “To: Nate Dogg” is my way of paying respect to him for giving me a lane in Hip-Hop. Working with Warren G has been an honor! I’m excited that Warren-Nate’s best friend-drops the first verse! Grynch and Crytical fill out “To: Nate Dogg” and they complete what I hope to be a BANGIN anthem for BBQ’s, parties and all things summertime!! Let’s party in the spirit of the Dog, Nate Dogg!” – Wanz”The song is a feel good song and to have a cat like Wanz who sang on Thrift Shop, who won a Grammy acknowledge a great singer and legend like Nate Dogg is priceless so I jumped on the project out of love for the Dogg.” – Warren G

 

More About Wanz:
With humble beginnings performing soulful renditions of “Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog” on the school playground, Michael Wansley developed an affinity for music at an early age, performing wherever he could for anyone who would listen.

As he worked towards his degree in music education, the newly nicknamed “Wanz” started his first band, Central Connection, eventually performing as a savvy stage man in groups such as The Ghetto Monks and Life Ring — soon sharing the stage with artists like Joe Williams, Bobby McFerrin, and Dizzy Gillepsie.

It was only a matter of time before Wanz grabbed the national spotlight.

Rising hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis recruited Wanz for a hook on their song about shopping for second-hand clothes, a humble and forward- thinking track against the traditionally flashy hip-hop status quo. Partly thanks to Wanz’s unforgettable hook, “Thrift Shop” quickly climbed the Billboard charts before landing at number one and holding that spot for six weeks total, certifying the single as seventimes platinum in the United States. Wanz now tours the world with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, charming fans from all walks of life with his captivating vocals and unparalleled stage presence.

Recent performances include Saturday Night Live, Jimmy Fallon, David Letterman Ellen, CBS and festivals such as South by Southwest and Bonnaroo, among others. “Thrift Shop” has also received nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards in both the United States and Europe as well as the American Music Awards and others.

Earlier this year, Wanz brought us ‘The Christmas Song’, debuted on Jimmy Fallon after a performance with The Roots; the song conveys the joy of this Christmas classic to the beat of his signature dance grooves.


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