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Zach Zoya – O Canada

POSTED ON:
Jan 10 2019

HHO: Introduce yourself to the fans

Zach Zoya: I go by the name of Zach Zoya, 20year-old rapper,singer,songwriter

HHO: How did your artist name come about?

Zach Zoya: Zach is already my gov. name and I just basically simplified my family name. I changed “Gxoyiya”, which is a south-african name, to simply “Zoya”

HHO: Where are you from?

Zach Zoya: Rouyn-Noranda, Abitibi-Temiscamingue, little town up north Montreal

HHO: Who were your musical influences growing up?

Zach Zoya: MJ, Usher, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, eminem, chris brown, bob marley and I’m forgetting some.

HHO: What is the current single/project that you are promoting?

Zach Zoya: I dropped a collab tape this summer called “Misstape”. Produced by my big bro High-Klassified.

HHO: How did the record come about?

Zach Zoya: I’ve always been a big fan of HK’s work. So I was stoked when he messaged me about his latest tape, Kanvaz. He sent me a beat straight-away and asked me to hop on it. The very next day, I was in the studio recording 1919. he must’ve liked it because it became the single of the tape. We then started working on&off during the summer and thats how The Misstape came about

HHO: What would be your dream collaboration with any rapper or producer?

Zach Zoya: Would love to work with Benny Blanco

HHO: Are you currently touring or have any upcoming shows?

Zach Zoya: Couple upcoming shows but mostly working on new music.

HHO: How is the response from your fans & djs been?

Zach Zoya: Overwhelmingly positive, the quebec scene is super supportive, its like the whole province wants one of us to make it in the big leagues.

HHO: What artists do you listen to the most?

Zach Zoya: Rn, Juice Wrld is probably my favorite artist. I really love earl sweatshirt’s new tape too.

HHO: What are your plans for 2019? What are you doing that others are not?

Zach Zoya: Hopefully blow up. if not that, just get better at everything I do, steady on the way up.

HHO: How can your fans reach you?

Zach Zoya: All social media @zachzoya