Zakiyah is indeed a force. A pure powerhouse of spirit and soul. “Z” is a prolific singer/ songwriter/producer with a relentless passion for making great music that is ever evolving and having a good time doing it! Her commanding presence and captivating voice deliver enticing lyrics, dancing in soulful melodies, enhanced by colorful harmonies All swimming in an ocean of living music that inspire the listener to feel the thrillZ, chillZ and realZ of this experience we call life.
Back to the root, the short version, Zakiyah is a seasoned artist and has been in the game for 30+ years. She began singing in church since age 9 and touring with gospel groups by age 11. From teen through college, she sang lead in bands from Rock, Funk, Jazz, and even Country/Bluegrass with occasional stage play. She wrote and recorded her first song at 15 and has been groovin’ ever since.