Born while her parents were still in high school, got hip-hop artist PerSwayZiv off to a different start, as she was raised by her grandparents who taught her all the important values of life. Respect, loyalty, resilience and strategy allowed her to move through the toughest parts of the hood in Prichard, Alabama. She started rapping at the age of 15, and has since travelled across the world to reach her dreams and broaden her vision. In the meantime she has connected with super producer Duane DaRock, and landed a placement on ALLBLK Network, in a TV show called LACE.
An ambitious lady with the will to win and succeed, stamped on her mindset, PerSwayZiv will chew you up and spit you out, and you’ll love every minute of it. In a time that has seen female artists forging boundary-breaking new musical paths all over the place, her musical style, no-holds-barred lyricism, and balls-to-the-wall attitude has seen her pushing the boundaries of what a female rapper has been seen as, and now she unleashes “Richer Than a MUHFUCKA” ft. Layla to show just why she should be at the forefront of the scene.
A snarling single that’ll leave you shaking, “Richer Than a MUHFUCKA” hits hard at every twist and turn. It fizzes with the electricity of an artist doing exactly what the fuck she wants and thriving in the process.
Shining is what she does throughout the record. The track oozes confidence as PerSwayZiv growls over dark-tinged 808s, skittering hi-hats and insistent handclaps. She is biting and abrasive in the best kind of way.
PerSwayZiv determined flow remains the driving force throughout track, effortlessly guiding the eclectic beat with her cutting lyrical delivery, and proving why she should considered one of the best in the biz.
The speed of PerSwayZiv’s output in 2020 was probably too fast for most people to get a good grip on it, with singles like “Natural”, “50/50”, “Start It Up and “Last Summer” hitting all platforms.
Now in 2021, so far, we have just “Richer Than a MUHFUCKA” ft. Layla, to concentrate all our attention on. This track sees PerSwayZiv carving out her niche. Her intense delivery and rhythmic-laden flows make sure she always stands out.
The track once again exemplifies the searing heat of PerSwayZiv’s vocals on an aesthetic that she has essentially nailed. It zeroes in on the artist’s vocal nimbleness and her cogent authenticity that has become more transparent with each project she releases.
Overall, this effort is cathartic, ballsy and just plain entertaining. It solidifies the femcee as quite the force to be reckoned with, as PerSwayZiv channels her talents in the most alluring of ways. “Richer Than a MUHFUCKA” ft. Layla is short, in-your-face, and leaves you with the feeling that it could be the record that will finally cement PerSwayZiv as one of the most essential, vital voices in rap’s current underground pantheon.