Who is the CEZA ?
Bilgin Özçalkan better known by his stage name Ceza (pronounced je-ZAH, Turkish for ‘punishment’) is the most commercially famous and influential Turkish rapper.
MTV EMA Award
Ceza won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Turkish Act of 2007 on November 1 of the same year.
In June 2011, Ceza gained exposure to North American hip-hop fans when he was briefly featured in hip-hop artist’s Tech N9ne’s international collaboration track on his All 6’s and 7’s album called “Worldwide Choppers”, also featuring rappers Busta Rhymes, D-Loc, JL of B. Hood, Twista, Twisted Insane, U$O and Yelawolf. It debuted at #104 on the U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, making it Ceza’s first appearance on any chart in the U.S. It also reached #15 on the Heatseekers Songs chart.