Benjamin Garzy Mensah professionally known as Mix Master Garzy or Mix Masta Garzy is a Ghanaian Record Producer, sound engineer, disc jockey and singer .His major productions includes “Enemies” by Jupitar featuring Sarkodie in 2014,“Pull Up” by Stonebwoy, “Iskoki” by Samini, “KoKo Sakora” by Dr Cryme featuring Sarkodie,“Alhaji” by VVIP featuring Patoranking, “Hookah” by Danagog featuring Davido.
Garzy Mensah was born in Tema into a family of two (2) children to Mr Francis Anim Garzy and Madam Ernestina Abena Kwao. He has a younger brother called John Otoo Kwao. He had his basic education and junior secondary education at Better Best Academy in Tema 4 poles, Ghana. He continued his senior high education at Tema Methodist Senior High School. He later attended the Ghana Institute of Journalism and obtained a certificate and diploma in Broadcast Journalism which gave him a step ahead to work as a part time DJ at Xfm and Urban Internet Radio in Ghana.
Mix Master Garzy commenced his career in beat making, mixing and mastering right from senior high school. He came up with the brand name “Mix Master Garzy” . After production work began he surfaced with his pro name Mix Master Garzy, an identity describing what he is versatile at which is the mixing and mastering side of studio work.
In 2015, Garzy produced a master banger song “Iskoki” for Samini. The song was nominated that year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. Garzy has worked with notable artistes such as Atumpan, Samini, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, Davido, Patoranking, Diamond Platnumz, Ice Prince, R2Bees, Becca, Eno Barony, Eazzy among others.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Garzy won “Best Producer 2014” at MTN Hitmaker Reality Show. He won the “Riddim of the year” at 2016 Bass Awards for producing an incredible instrumental, which he named “iphone riddim”, exclusive instrumental recorded by Mugeez of R2 Bees fame, Shatta Wale, Samini, Brenya, Ricky Mo, Capone, Flexclusive and many more.
On june 4th 2017, Garzy was awarded by the Prestigious Gold Coast Awards for his outstanding works since his emergence into the Ghanaian Music scene.
He was nominated in the category of “Producer Of The Year” at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in 2015. In 2017, he won “Best Music Producer of the year” at Ghana Entertainment Awards organized in the United States of America.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
|Year||Award ceremony||Award description||Result|
|2012||GH/UK Afrobeat Award||Youngest Producer||Won|
|2014||Mtn Hit Maker Reality Show||Best Producer of the year||Won|
|2015||Vodafone Ghana Music Awards||Producer of the year||Nominated|
|2016||Bass Awards||Riddim of the year||Won|
|2016||4SYTE MVAs 2016||Most Nominated Work||Won|
|2017||Ghana Entertainment Awards||Best Music Producer of the year||Won|
|2017||The Gold Coast Prestigious Awards||Awards for Excellence||Won|
Mix Masta Garzy