Art Barz is an Inland Empire, CA hip hop artist. Part of one the strongest I.E. indie labels Black Cloud Music. After featuring on Noa James's "Sounds of a Monster", Curtiss King's "Snick @ Nite", Black Cloud Music's "Black Friday Tape" and Yasin's "War Iza Reality" he is dropping his project "Setting The Bar". It will be released on February 22, 2010. He describes "Setting The Bar" as a preview to was he is bringing to the table. Setting the bar for what audience should come to expect from him. It will feature some of the I.E.'s hottest producers and artist.
His first leak off the project is called "Look At This" produced by Captain. Art Barz says 'The message of the song is we don't it over here. Don't be closed mined and check us out'.