K.ZIA is a Berlin & Dakar based, Brussels-born, world-raised multi-talented artist known for her captivating and emotive performances, visuals and music. She boasts a unique and soulful voice that showcases her wide range of musical influences, blending elements of R&B, Soul and AfroPop to create a sound that is contemporary and timeless often incorporating elements of community and togetherness. Born to a Martinican father and an internationally acclaimed Belgo-Congolese artist mother (Zap Mama), K.ZIA's upbringing exposed her to a diverse array of cultures and music, which is evident in her artistry. Raised on stage, she honed her skills singing backing vocals on tour with her mother and performing alongside her father in spectacular circus and theatre shows.
In 2018, K.ZIA moved to Berlin and released her debut EP “RED". She has since been invited to perform across the globe, both as a headliner and opening act for notable artists like Sampa The Great, Omar Lyefook, Tayla Parx, Kota the friend and more as well as collaborated with artists from all genres and generations. In January 2022, K.ZIA released her debut album,
“Genesis“, accompanied by a visually stunning universe. The album garnered over 2.5 million streams in just a few months, receiving critical acclaim through fans and press like Rolling Stones, Elle or Vogue to name a few, solidifying her status as a rising star.
In 2023 she expands considerably as she enters the world of cinema with her debut film appearance as a main character in “Les vengeances de Maitre Poutifard” along side on of France’s most acclaimed actors Christian Clavier. She continues as she works in sync, artistic direction for other artists while simultaneously releasing “Kintsugi Heart” a 6 track EP sharing her experience going in and out of Depression in 2021.
K.ZIA is constantly on the Rise, and already putting together the next chapter.