G.rizo (born Ihu Anyanwu) is a Nigerian-American singer, producer, DJ and all-around creative based in Vienna, Austria.
G.rizo first appeared on a record in 2003 with the release of “Je Me Mentis” an electro dub “oddity” on Codek Records. With a signature acid dub bassline and dark guttural vocals sung in broken French, the track received positive reviews leading to comparisons with the iconic black new wave diva –-Grace Jones.
G.rizo’s second release, “Eye Wanna C U,”--produced by Sasa Crnobrnja was released on DJ Hell’s Gigolo Records in 2006--was the first track to consolidate G.rizo’s love for electro and hiphop.
Over the years, G.rizo has been a featured as vocalist for several producers: In Flagranti, Patrick Pulsinger, Trio Exklusiv, Electronicat, Snax, Dubbelstandart, I-Wolf, Daniel Givens, Maximilian Skiba, Donovan and more. She has remixed tracks for Mosh Mosh (“Im Keller”) and Mother’s Ruin (“Godzilla”).
She has performed live and DJ’d in events/clubs such as Hugo Boss (Fashion Week Beijing), Seven/Bernard Wilhelm (New York), Galerie Meyer Kainer (Vienna), Dante Fried Chicken (New York), Radio Soul Wax Tour 07 (Switzerland, Scotland), Die Registratur (Munich), Rio (Berlin), Salon Des Artistes (Dusseldorf), Paris-Paris, Nouveau Casino, Triptyque/Les Chiennes Hi-Fi (Paris), Icke Micke, Flex, Donaukanaltreiben Fest (Vienna), Spring Fest (Graz), Dachkantine, Zukunft (Zurich), Scenic, Nublu (NYC). Performing on the same roster as DJ Hell, Soulwax, Abe Duque, Tiga, Munk, Midnight Mike, Daniel Wang, Marflow, DJ Mehdi, Electronicat, Miss Le Bomb, Maximilian Skiba, Artur8, DJ Ulysses, and many others.
Sexual Harrassment/Jimmy Edgar & G.rizo/ Exercise Your Ass Off/
Give It To Me Hot EP/ Citinite (2011)
Snax/ Tired of Talk feat. G.rizo/ Trouble EP / Defdrive (2008)
Electronicat/ Nu Day feat. Miss Le Bomb & G.rizo/ Chez Toi
Disko B (2007)
In Flagranti / Intergalactic Bubblegum/ Codek Records (2007)
Patrick Pulsinger / Trying/ Utopia Highway E.P.
Compost Black Label (2006)
In Flagranti/ Bang Bang & Convolution / Wronger Than Anyone Else
Codek Records (2006)
Dubblestandart/ The Rhythm/ Are You Experienced?/
Echo Beach (2006)
In Flagranti/ Bang Bang/ Codek Records (2005)
Trio Exklusiv/ Time to Feel/ International Standards/ Universal (2005)
I-Wolf & Birdy/ Meet The Babylonians/ Klein Records (2004)
Daniel Givens/ Q & A / Dayclear and First Dark / Aesthetics (2004)
Tracks Appear On
Gigolo Compilation 11/ Boys Medley/ Intl. DJ Gigolos (2009)
Mosh Mosh / Im Keller G.rizo remix / Wired Records (2009)