Falling in love with music as a child, Zaiah Da Playa knew music was his passion. With a strong background in concert, jazz, and marching band, Zaiah fell in love with the piano and taught himself how to play by ear. Because of his love for musical instruments he eventually started composing and producing his own songs. His production skills paired with his melodic voice proved to be a powerful combination. Zaiah Da Playa is more than just a newcomer on the music scene, he has the talent and skill set to be a staple in today’s music arena.
ZAIAH DA PLAYA: My music background consists of classical, jazz, marching band, r&b, hip hop, and pop.
IAA: What inspired you to pursue music?
ZAIAH DA PLAYA: I was inspired to do music because I believe that people really need to hear something different, fresh, and original.
IAA: What are your songs about?
ZAIAH DA PLAYA: Most of my songs are about love, relationships, and women.
IAA: Who are your musical influences?
ZAIAH DA PLAYA: I am influenced by Jamie Foxx, Tank, Ryan Leslie, T-Pain, Omarion, John Legend, Timberland, 9th Wonder, J-Dilla, and a very good friend of mine, name Lesean Gilbert. Lesean Gilbert inspired me to do music in the first place.
IAA: How would you describe your music to people?
ZAIAH DA PLAYA: My music is different. I provide a fresh sound and a lot of soul due to my church background.
IAA: What makes you stand out from other artist?
ZAIAH DA PLAYA: I stand out from other artists because I am unique and I am not tied down to one specific type of genre.
IAA: What are some upcoming projects, you are currently working on?
ZAIAH DA PLAYA: I am currently working on a cover song project and my first album, which I produced.
IAA: What are your career goals?
ZAIAH DA PLAYA: My career goals are to become a successful music producer/singer and get my music out to the whole world. I want to get paid doing what I love tot do. If I was to never get paid off of my music, I would still do it because it is who I am. I am music.
IAA: How can your fans access your music and contact you?