Aziz Özil is best known for his work with the hip-hop group La Famiglia. He was also very active in youth work in his home town of Maasmechelen and was a committee member of the ’t Alibi youth club. Several hundred fans, friends and family members gathered outside Aziz Özel’s home on Saturday after news of his death broke.
Azo, Gunnie, Hulik, De neef en Di. b launched the hip-hop collective La Famiglia in 2011. Aziz was one of its producers. In April of this year it was announced that La Famiglia was to call it a day as a number of its members had plans for a solo career.
Aziz Özil produced Alessio new single 'Bikini' that was released last month. Aziz Özil leaves behind a wife and a young son.