SZA’s ethnicity is African-American. Find out more about her ancestry.
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SZA, whose birth name is Solána Imani Rowe, is a prominent songwriter and singer who is known for her blend of genres. She was born in 1989 in St Louis but grew up in New Jersey and started making music in her teens.
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SZA Ethnicity: Where Is The R&B Singer From?
Solána is of African-American descent. She was raised in a household where her mother, Audrey, practised Christianity, and her father, Abdul, followed the Muslim faith. Abdul served as an executive producer at Cable News Network and Audrey held an executive position at AT&T. SZA continues to follow the Muslim religion.
Growing up in a strict Muslim household in Maplewood, New Jersey, she attended an all-girls Muslim preparatory school. She later graduated from Columbia High School before furthering to Delaware State University to read Marine Biology.
Solána’s music revolves around heartbreak, self-image, and sexuality. She also grabbed the attention of the public for her unique blend of R&B, soul and Neo-soul influence. Her premier mixtape, “See.SZA.Run” was released in 2012, her debut studio EP, “Z” was released in 2014 which brought her popularity but her studio album, “Ctrl” which was released in 2017 was her huge breakthrough as it earned her many Grammy nominations and global recognition.
She has been featured on the soundtrack for the film, “Black Panther” with the song, “All the Stars”, a collaboration with Kendrick Lamar. Some of her other songs include, “Love Galore, The Weekend, Supermodel, Broken Clocks, Drew Barrymore, Garden(Say It Like Dat), Go Gina” and many others.
Solána Imani Rowe has received many awards nominations, including Grammy Awards, BET Awards and Billboard Music Awards. Her work has been praised for its genre-blending approach and her willingness to address personal and societal issues through her music.
She is presently single but has been in relationship with top tier people like Drake, Kehlani and Scott Sasso.