Atilla Atahan Klauß ([klaʊ̯s]; born 29 June 1988), better known by the stage name Gzuz ([ˈd͡ʒəˌzəs]), is a German rapper. In addition to his solo career, he is the most known member of Hamburg hip hop crew 187 Strassenbande.
After his parents separated, Klauß grew up with his sister and his mother in Hamburg. He was fascinated by the people who earn their money in the streets. Klauß has been a member of 187 Strassenbande since 2006. The name Gzuz is an acronym for "Ghetto Zeug unzensiert" (Ghetto stuff uncensored). Atilla
In October 2010 he was sentenced to three years and six months in prison for predatory theft. During his detention, the 187 street gang went on a Free Gzuz Tour in 2012 and sold Gzuz Merchandise, such as Free Gzuz T-shirts.
After his release in 2013 he took part in the Uprising Tour. In 2014 he released the album High & hungrig together with Bonez MC, which entered the album charts in Germany at number 9.
His solo album Ebbe & Flut was released on 9 October 2015. This made it to number 2 in the album charts in Germany. On 27 May 2016 he released the album High & hungrig 2 together with Bonez MC. It entered the album charts at number 1 and reached Gold status.
Gzuz gained attention in America after Worldstar Hip Hop posted the video for his song “Was Hast Du Gedacht”. The music video went viral due to its extremely graphic and violent nature. Worldstar later posted the video for his song “Warum” as well.
- HANS – Der Hamburger Musikpreis
- 2016: in the category Song des Jahres for Ahnma with Beginner & Gentleman
- Preis für Popkultur
- 2016: in the category Lieblingsvideo for Ahnma with Beginner & Gentleman
- Hiphop.de Awards / Juice-Awards
- 2016: in the category Beste Punchline for "Cabrio: Check! Glas wird geext / Na klar gibt es Sex, weil ich parshippe jetzt!"
with 187 Strassenbande
- 2009: 187 Strassenbande
- 2011: Der Sampler II
- 2015: Der Sampler III
- 2017: Sampler 4
- 2018: Wolke 7
|2014||High & hungrig
|2015||Ebbe & Flut
|2016||High & hungrig 2
Collaborative singles and other charted songs
|2017||"Mit den Jungz"