As the "ambassador of everything awesome," Tony Hayes III p.k.a. 4-IZE is well recognized for his animated character, incredible stage presence & mechanical rhyme flow. He stands out from the plethora of rap artists through his marketing & promotional campaigns as well as branding himself as one of the most entertaining Hip Hop artists in Atlanta. With most of his notoriety coming from being featured on two 3x platinum Ludacris albums, 4-IZE bridges the gap between the mainstream & the underground artists everywhere. Not only an emcee but a writer, director, producer, A&R,
promoter, actor and radio personality, 4-IZE embodies all that is needed to restore the balance in Hip Hop
[notable artists recorded with]
Phife Dawg (A Tribe Called Quest), Talib Kweli, B.O.B, Gucci Mane, Killer Mike, Bone Crusher, the Ying Yang Twins, De La Soul, Sean Price, Rapper Big Pooh (Little Brother), Pumpkinhead.
[notable producers worked with]
Mr. Bangladesh, 9th Wonder, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, The RZA, No-I.D, Buckwild, Beatminerz, Honorable C-Note Omen, D.R.U.G.S. & L.T. Moe.
[notable artists performed with]
Big Sean, Juicy J, Redman & Method Man, Little Brother, Devin The Dude, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Rakim, KRS-One, Kool G Rap, M.O.P, Jean Grae, Boot Camp Click, Chino XL, Ras Kass, Killah Priest, Camp Lo, Mike Jones, Lil Flip, Yung Joc & Ron Artest
-featured on Ludacris album "Back For The First Time" (2000)
-MTV Direct Effect rap battle (2001)
-featured on Ludacris album "Word Of Mouf" (2001)
-featured on MF Doom album "Mmm Food" (2004)
-voice over for Nestea Ice commercial (2005)
-appeared on Ludacris album "Release Therapy" (2006)
-Tommy Lee VS Ludacris "Battleground Earth" reality show (2008)
-Greater Than AIDS radio commercial (2009)
-awarded "Best MC" by Creative Loafing (2011)
-VH1 Behind The Music, Ludacris (2013)
-VH1 ATL: The Untold Story Of Atlanta's Rise In The Rap Game (2014)
-VH1.Com: Remembering The Greats, Top 10 B.E.T. Uncut videos, #7 (2015)
-CNBC American Greed: "Fake It Till You Make It"