Pazij, (pronounced as "passage"), born "Brandon Terrell Johnson", is an underground emcee from the Washington, DC area. He has been rapping and producing his own music since early 2006, and, has become one of the most versatile, and, multi-syllabic hip hop artists to have ever taken up the profession. Unheard, and, unknown by many, his encouragement to release his new project is seemingly undaunted. His discography includes: Project H (2008), Thermostat (2009), The Interlude (2010), Writes of Pazij (2012), and, One Word (Current). Pazij's influence in music came from growing up listening to Eminem, Elzhi, Black Milk, Royce Da 5'9'', Mykestro, Bishop Lamont, and, Sean Price.