Zaki Ibrahim

Zaki Ibrahim

BandR&BSoul

Zaki's music is thick with poetics and steeped in a delicious mixture of earnest emotion and social commentary. Honest and compelling, Zaki's music combines elements of soul, jazz and hip hop, and reflects influences from both her Canadian and South African upbringing.

Biography

Zaki Ibrahim’s music is captivating and vibrant. It’s thick with poetics and steeped in a delicious mixture of earnest emotion and social commentary. Zaki’s path continues to progress, layering new experiences on top of each other that uniquely influence her musical ventures, culminating in her most recent project, eclectica (episodes in purple).

Zaki’s road has been paved with creative encounters that have propelled her forward – from a childhood steeped in musical influences, to performing at Capetown’s historic Armchair Theatre, then touring Canada with South Africa’s Tumi and the Volume, the Roots and Bedouin Soundclash, to collaborating with famed DJ/Producer King Britt, to now.

With a full length album in the works, Zaki will continue to break new ground, challenge assumptions and step outside her comfort zone. Her philosophy of making connections based on a mutual admiration for expression, creativity and the power of words, directs Zaki’s path. Expect the unexpected as Zaki continues to grow as an artist.

Discography

Sho (Iqra in Orange): 2007
Eclectica (Episodes in Purple): 2008
Songs streaming on radio include "You Choose", "Computer Girl"& "Grow Again"

Set List

Intro
Computer Girl
You Choose
Grow Again
Whatever
Lost in You
Love-Like
Daylight
Umamuya Jabula (tribue to Miriam Makeba)
My Joy
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