Krazy, born Michael Wilson, is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. He started in the group called Murder Inc. Krazy later signed to No Limit Records and joined the 504 Boyz. Krazy is currently signed with No Limit Forever Records.
1994–97: Music beginning
Crazy formerly started his music career in 1994 when he signed to independent New Orleans rap label Hard Head Records, as a member of the rap group Murder Inc. with artists, Legend Man, MC L and Alamo. Their debut album, entitled; “Playin’ For Keeps” was released on September 25, 1995. Their second and last group project would be released in 1997, entitled; “Let’s Die Together” named in tribute to their CEO/founder of Hard Head Records, Roderick Smith whom was killed in May 1996. He and group member Legend Man signed to Ruff Era Records in 1997, along with MC L signing to Bally Boy Records and Alamo deciding to end her rap career.
1998–99: Solo career
Crazy began his solo career when he signed to Ruff Era Records in 1997. His debut ‘solo’ album, entitled; “I Shed Tears For The World” was released on July 21, 1998 and was declared one of the “Best of the Best Top 204 Independent Rap Albums” by Murder Dog Magazine. On 10 August 1999 he followed up with his second album, entitled; “Please Don’t Kill Me” titled in reference to the subject of abortion.
2000–04: No Limit, 504 Boyz, etc.
He joined Master P’s newly formed rap group, the 504 Boyz in 2000 and changed his artist name to Krazy. His third ‘solo’ studio album, entitled; “Breather Life,” was released by No Limit Records on August 7, 2001 under the subsidiary of Soulja Army Records. This album reached No. 91 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and No. 31 on the Top Independent Albums charts. Crazy’s fourth studio album was entitled; “Us Killing Us” and released on July 6, 2004 through his own record label, Breather Entertainment.
Crazy’s musical style and similar deep toned enunciation have been compared to that of hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur, as a result bootleggers in the past have released copies of his solo albums and claimed they were unreleased 2Pac songs/material.