Los Angeles-based American musician, record jockey and producer Hayden Capuozzo, also known as Kayzo, has become a force to be reckoned with in the American music industry. The talented DJ has gained fame with his jaw-dropping remixes and hit songs. Interestingly, his musical style is to incorporate trap and hardstyle genres to produce what one might call a unique and aggressive sound. He gained wide recognition in 2017 after dropping his single, Awake in collaboration with RIOT.
Although he has become a prominent figure in the American music industry, he got his breakthrough after being listed as an entertainer at the prestigious 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Learn more about Kayzo’s biography, career, and other cool facts below.
Kayzo – Biography
Born Hayden Capuozzo on October 8, 1991, the DJ was born in Houston, Texas, United States. Growing up, he spent his early years in Los Angeles with his family. He is talented in hockey and during his high school years, he played for his school team.
His interest in music began when he was very young and this flair led him to enroll in the Icon Collective electronic music production school located in Los Angeles. He spent nine months there and graduated in 2012. During his stay, he managed to master the basic elements of electronic music and also distinguished himself as a bass artist with an aggressive sound and elements of styles. trap, hardstyle and dubstep.
Musical career and rise to prominence
Shortly after graduating from music school, Kayzo started his music career in 2012. He recorded his stunning performance when he participated in Insomniac’s Discovery Project challenge that year. After an impressive performance, he became the winner of the competition. Following his victory, he had the opportunity to work as a DJ at the Escape from Wonderland music festival. This release also marked his first stint as a DJ.
The following year, he released his first single entitled Malfunktion 2.0 in collaboration with Duelle. He followed with more singles, Gettin Down featuring Slander (American DJ duo – Derek Andersen and Scott Land) and Recul featuring Jordan Alexander. Spreading his tentacles, Kayzo started collaborating with other DJs from other parts of the world.
In 2014 he released a collaborative single titled Manivelle alongside Australian musician Seek N Destroy. He also released his debut EP, Laid Out and it was produced by Firepower Records. The following year, Kayzo collaborated with Dotcom for the release of a single titled Take a Picture ft. Sam King. Later that same year he dropped another single, Hasselhouse
The talented DJ then founded his own label called Doghouse Recordings; hence the production of the EP Welcome to the Kennel in 2016. The same year, he released two more hits, including Welcome featuring Cesqeaux, and The Frequency alongside Gammer. He was also featured with Dotcom and Ookay on Yultron’s song Roll Tempura
2017 was a busy year for Kayzo, who released two hits – This Time and Whistle Wars. He also performed at the Nameless Music Festival, held in Italy that year. His next project, which is his debut album, arrived in January 2018 and was titled Overload.
Also, Kayzo has remixed several songs from popular artists. Some of which include Salt Shaker by Ying Yang Twins and Lil Jon; Crazy by DJ Snake and Mercer; Last resort by Papa Roach, Lamborghini Pourpre by Skrillex and Rick Ross, among others.
With her jaw-dropping performances, Kayzo has captured the hearts of many hip-hop lovers. His unique and perfect combinations of hardstyle, dubstep, trap and hardcore music styles made him a standout DJ in America. He became even more popular after being invited to perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2019.
The talented DJ, Kayzo, came from a middle class American family; However, information regarding his parents and family seems to be a mystery to the general public. It is only because the DJ did not share any information in this regard. Kayzo is very secretive when it comes to his personal life and therefore it is difficult to find out about his family. Also, it is uncertain whether he is the only child of his parents or not. Meanwhile, the musician always mentions his family in his tweets even though he never revealed their names to them. He described his family as very caring and supportive in his career.
Other interesting facts about the DJ
1. Kayzo has worked with several popular artists such as Candyland, Diplo, Adventure Club, Krewella and many more.
2. He recorded his breakthrough year on the American music scene in 2012 when he won the Discover Project Challenge.
3. His collaboration with RIOT for his 2017 single Awake garnered over 200,000 plays and downloads in 24 hours.
4. Kayzo appears to be single at the moment as he has never been linked to anyone yet.
5. He has been incredibly successful in his music career and amassed impressive wealth for himself. nevertheless, his net worth is still under review.