Check out the new video for Zaki Ibrahim’s “Money King,” reworked with a house flair by King Britt. The track is from Zaki’s EP Eclectica (Episodes in Purple), out now through Iqra Music.
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Born in Vancouver, BC and raised between South Africa and Canada’s West Coast, Zaki Ibrahim spent her life moving between two culturally diverse worlds, culminating in her debut album, Eclectica (Episodes In Purple). Her music is captivating and vibrant, thick with poetics and steeped in a delicious mixture of earnest emotion and social commentary.
In addition to collaborating with famed DJ/producer King Britt on “Money,” Zaki worked with Nick Holder on “Love/Like.” Zaki explains that on “Love/Like” she, “wanted a different sound and the harmonies somehow reminded me of water. I had never worked with water instruments before, like a Rainstick and the Udu, and it brought an ancestral/tribal tinge to the song.”
Expect the unexpected as Zaki begins her US tour June 9th.
US Tour Dates
Jun 9 The Social – Orlando, FL
Jun 10 Orpheum – Tampa, FL
Jun 11 Revolution – Ft Lauderdale, FL
Jun 12 Jack Rabbits. – Jacksonville, FL
Jun 13 The Music Farm – Charleston, SC
Jun 14 The Soapbox Laundro-lounge – Wilmington, NC
Jun 17 The Quarter – Baltimore, MD
Jun 19 The Wonder – Bar Ashbury Park, NJ
Free download: “Love-Like”
The South African now Toronto based singer + songwriter Zaki Ibrahim, shares her views on the connections between love + art, and how L.O.V.E. is the origin of everything.
Check out Zaki Ibrahim at: MySpace