Gunzz was born and Christened Akor Peter Owoicho on the 3rd of Dec 1990. Originally from Benue State, he was raised in the small town of Kubwa, Abuja in Nigeria where he attended Primary and secondary schools before going further to pursue a degree in Economics from Nasarawa State University in 2009. The first from a family of eight, discovered his rap potential at an early age of nine and started rapping and writing songs at the age of 10 in his Junior secondary class (JSS 1) with early influences from Kanye West, Common, Nas and Mode-nine. He is currently signed to a record label in Switzerland called CHOP – KNOCKU, where he transits between Europe and Africa. Gunzz is known to be a dynamic rapper with unique styles and the second artist signed to the European record label (C – K) in Switzerland.
Gunzz has been on top of several Nigerian’s online rap competitions. He won the Jaguda/Kid konnect rap competition, and came top 10 in the radio palm-wine rap competition and most notably came top 10 in the Vector/Notjustok-KingKong rap competition amongst others. The latter earned him a spot on the 2015 Hennessy Cypher with A list Nigerian Rapper 'Ill-bliss' amongst other notable rappers. His style of rap can mostly be described as poetry filled with word plays and witty punchlines. He has been likened with the rappers J. Cole and G-Eazy and considered to be one of the most underrated rappers in Nigeria.The philosophy of Gunzz revolves around love and happiness. He has often stressed his belief in an attainable 'Utopia'. He is extremely passionate about music and often described as very emotional which is visible in his music. Currently, Gunzz is working on his EP which is titled 'Once Upon A goD' which would be released towards the middle of 2016.