Musician and Songwriter Osmond Bowes was born in Waltham Forest in 1983. At high school Osmond who became known as Ozzie B soon flourished as a popular and well known member of society, and together with Lethal Bizzle and Shaunie B (who was a DJ for Amy FM at the time) he formed a crew called ‘The Cream Team’. After a period together Lethal Bizzle became a resident MC for Amy FM and Ozzie moved on to join The Mad Dog Crew who had a talented artist and Sound Engineer named Neeko. Soon after Shaunie B invited them to appear on Amy FM and there they became reacquainted with Lethal Bizzle, and More Fire Crew was born.
More Fire Crew had a string of successful hits, their most well known tracks entitled “POW” and “OI” which reached no.7 in the UK chart. In 2002 their first album “More Fire Crew CV” included a cover of “Gabrielle’s Dreams” which featured on the album “NME and Warchild Presents 1 love”. Unfortunately later that year More Fire were dropped by their record label, and Lethal Bizzle set up his own label ‘eponymous’ and went on to have a successful solo career.
Neeko, Ozzie B and Lethal continued to perform and write under the name ‘Fire Camp’ until 2007 when Lethal stated there would be no further new material. As one third of this well known group Ozzie always stood out with his deep Barry White-esque voice and polished and svelte frame, and though he is has been a successful Grime artist since the close of More Fire Crew, 2010 sees his widely anticipated return to the main stage.
His new track “Maybe Ting remix” has already caused pandemonium on the underground scene as ‘Boy Better Know’, ‘Lethal Bizzle’, ‘Marvell Crew’, and ‘Flirta D’ all feature on it, and it has already proven to pull in the crowds. Ozzie’s debut solo album “Fulfil My Dreams” has already been recorded and he looks forward to combining his grime sound with other musical forms to create an even broader based appeal for the worldwide market. With astounding charisma and an unrelenting following he is sure to amaze the public, and gain worldwide recognition. The one to watch B-ware!