Skizzy Mars

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Skizzy Mars
Birth nameMyles Mills
Also known as
  • Skizzy Mars
Born (1993-06-08) June 8, 1993 (age 26)
Harlem, New York, United States
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2013–present
Labels
Associated acts

Myles Mills[1] (born June 8, 1993),[2] better known by his stage name Skizzy Mars, is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer from Harlem, New York.[3]

Early life[edit]

Mills was born and raised in Harlem, New York to his father, a therapist, and his mother, who operated two daycare centers in Manhattan.[3] He attended an all-boys school St. Bernard's School during his elementary years and later graduated from the Browning School. Mills attended Union College to originally pursue a sports journalism major,[3] but he dropped out ten weeks after starting classes to begin his rapping career.[4][5]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected details
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[6]
Alone Together[7]
  • Released: April 8, 2016
  • Label: PHM
  • Format: CD and Digital download
50
Free Skizzy Mars[8]
  • Released: July 26, 2019
  • Format: Digital download

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected details
Title Extended play details Peak chart positions
US
[6]
The Red Balloon Project[9]
  • Released: February 3, 2015
  • Label: PHM
  • Format: CD and digital download[10]
35
Are You Ok?[11]
  • Released: April 13, 2018
  • Label: Kingmaker/Please Rewind
  • Format: Digital download

Mixtapes[edit]

List of mixtapes, with selected details
Title Mixtape details
Kindered Spirit
  • Released: March 13, 2012
  • Format: YouTube
American Psycho
  • Released: March 14, 2012
  • Format: YouTube
Phases[12]
  • Released: March 26, 2013
  • Format: Digital download
Pace[13]
  • Released: March 4, 2014
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year
"Make Sense"[14] 2014
"All Say"[15]

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions
CZE
[16]
SVK
[17]
"Used to Be the S**t"
(Miniature Tigers featuring Skizzy Mars)[18]
2014
"We Go Back (Jarami Remix)"
(Chinah featuring Skizzy Mars)[19]
"Steady 1234"
(DJ Vice featuring Jasmine Thompson and Skizzy Mars)[20]
2016 71 83

Music videos[edit]

Year Title
2013 "Pay for You"
(Skizzy Mars featuring G-Eazy)[21]
"Cheer Up"[22]
2014 "Make Sense"[23]
2015 "Do You There"
(Skizzy Mars featuring Marc E. Bassy)[24]
2016 "I'm Ready"
(Skizzy Mars featuring Olivver the Kid)[25]
2018 "American Dream" [26]
2019 "Bayside"
(featuring 24kGoldn)[27]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Skizzy Mars Named 'Next Up' Artist, Preps for Minneapolis Showcase". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. August 15, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "Skizzy Mars (Biography & History)". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Diep, Eric (December 10, 2015). "Skizzy Mars Wants to Redefine the Sound of New York City Hip-Hop". The Village Voice. Village Voice, LLC. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  4. ^ Gase, Zach (September 4, 2015). "Skizzy Mars details the life of a young rapper". Sun Times National. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  5. ^ "Interview: Skizzy Mars Talks Indie Rock, College, and His Favorite Rapper". PigeonsandPlanes. Complex Media Inc. February 8, 2012. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Skizzy Mars - Chart History". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  7. ^ "Alone Together by Skizzy Mars on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  8. ^ "Free Skizzy Mars by Skizzy Mars on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  9. ^ "The Red Balloon Project by Skizzy Mars on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  10. ^ "The Red Balloon Project - Skizzy Mars (Releases)". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  11. ^ "Skizzy Mars Releases New EP ARE YOU OKAY? Out Now". Broadway World. Retrieved May 3, 2018.
  12. ^ "Skizzy Mars - Phases (Artwork + Release Date)". Fist In The Air. FITA, LLC. March 6, 2013. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  13. ^ Ahmad, Baseer (March 4, 2014). "[Hip-Hop] Skizzy Mars – Pace (Mixtape) | The Music Ninja". The Music Ninja. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  14. ^ ""Make Sense" from Make Sense - Single by Skizzy Mars on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  15. ^ ""All Say" from All Say - Single by Skizzy Mars on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  16. ^ "ČNS IFPI". Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální (in Czech). IFPI Czech Republic. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  17. ^ "SNS IFPI". Hitparáda – Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna (in Slovak). IFPI Slovakia. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  18. ^ ""Used To Be the S**t (feat. Skizzy Mars)" from Used To Be the S**t (feat. Skizzy Mars) - Single by Miniature Tigers on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  19. ^ ""We Go Back (feat. Skizzy Mars) [Jarami Remix]" from We Go Back (feat. Skizzy Mars) [Jarami Remix] - Single by CHINAH on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  20. ^ "Steady 1234 (feat. Jasmine Thompson & Skizzy Mars) - Single by Vice on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  21. ^ Smith, Alex (May 6, 2013). "MUSIC VIDEO: Skizzy Mars - Pay for You (feat. G-Eazy) | Def Pen". Def Pen. Def Pen Media, LLC. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  22. ^ Bosompra, Chief (August 14, 2013). "Skizzy Mars - "Cheer Up" [Video] - EARMILK". Earmilk. Earmilk Media Inc. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  23. ^ James, Jesse (April 23, 2014). "Skizzy Mars – Make Sense". stupidDOPE.com. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  24. ^ "Skizzy Mars ft. Marc E. Bassy - "Do You There" Official Video". Fresh Hip Hop. January 7, 2015. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  25. ^ Aiello, Matt (March 11, 2016). "Skizzy Mars feat Olivver the Kid – "I'm Ready" [Music Video]". The Daily Dose. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  26. ^ "Skizzy Mars - American Dream [Music Video]". YouTube. Skizzy Mars. April 5, 2018. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  27. ^ "Skizzy Mars - Bayside feat. 24kGoldn [Music Video]". YouTube. Retrieved October 17, 2019.