Skizzy Mars returns today to release his new single, “2006.” The track is the rapper’s first solo release since his 2016 album, “Alone Together.” Skizzy celebrated the album’s release with a North American headline tour spanning April of 2016. More recently, Skizzy Mars was featured on VICE’s “Steady 1234” alongside Jasmine Thompson, which boasts over 100 million streams to date.
Skizzy Mars earned instant buzz with his first single, 2011’s “Douchebag,” and has since made his bones as one of contemporary rap’s most eclectic new stars. The Harlem-based MC – known to his family as Myles Mills – followed “Douchebag” with the powerful “Profound“ as well as a pair of much-talked-about mixtapes and increasingly popular live appearances as both headliner and support to such stars as G-Eazy, Logic, and fellow Atlantic artists B.o.B and Ty Dolla $ign.
Highlighted by chart-topping tracks like “Time (Ft. G-Eazy & Olivver the Kid),” “THE RED BALLOON PROJECT” EP dropped in February 2015 and proved a straight-up sensation, debuting at #4 on ’s “Top Rap Albums” chart before peaking at #35 on the overall SoundScan/. A 33-city headline tour followed, highlighted by sold out shows in Los Angeles, Dallas, and Skizzy’s own NYC.
Skizzy has also received a remarkable range of press coverage, with features in such outlets as , , , , , and , as well as an appearance on the premiere installment of ’s “Ante Up” podcast.