Billy "Bushwalla" Galewood is an American singer, songwriter and rapper from Cleveland, OH. He frequently performs and tours with his roommate, Atlantic recording artist Jason Mraz. At the age of nine, Bushwalla entered a youth theater group called "Kids on Broadway." He migrated to New York City ten years later, where he studied musical theater at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. There he met Jason Mraz at a party; they later became roommates and moved to Mraz's native Virginia, where they performed together as often as they could.