Shadaya is a singer, songwriter, actress, host and model. She was born in the capital of Zambia, Lusaka. Shadaya’s mother is Zambian with an Indian background whereas her father is Lebanese but lived in Zambia most of his life. She was born on the 16th of March 1995. Shadaya has always loved singing since the age of 10!. She then began singing just randomly where she discovered she actually had a voice along with her family members that told he she could sing too! Shadaya, originally known as ‘Shadia’ is an arabic name which means ‘she sings’. Shadaya says that none of her family members sing and wonders where she gets it from.
In 2014, Shadaya took a short break from music to study hospitality in Malaysia, but in 2015, music quickly found her and she was ready to record again and get back into the music industry where she was part of crystal ball entertainment. A month later, a huge record deal in Zambia called Transblasts Entertainment had shown interest in Shadaya and decided to try her out by doing a song titled ‘Deadline’ ft Mic Burner.
She has done a vocal training course and says she feels like her lungs are fully open and just wants to sing more to the world. Shadaya has been cooking up some new singles in studio trying to compile an E.P that she states will be called ‘23’ explaining everything in her life since she was born. Besides releasing audios.
Being around the scene, going out and networking, Shadaya hosted the 2016 AUC Event in Malaysia alongside Nigerian Artist, Tekno aka ‘Mr Pana’ . She’s opened shows for International Grammy award winning musicians like Wizkid, Jidenna, K.O (Cashtime) , Riky Rik, Emtee and Maleek Berry and more to come.
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