Singer, Songwriter and Performer, Zakia Kunge, professionally known as ZAKIA KUNGE, a native of Sawla in the Northern Region was born in Accra. Deeply influenced by her rich Ghanaian ancestry, Zakia Kunge’s childhood oscillating between Wa, Accra and Moscow (Russia) where the musical sounds of Afrobeats, Reggae, Soul, Jazz, and Hip-Hop inspired her musical pursuits at a very young age.
ABOUT THE SONG
BODY is the new single from afrobeats star Zakia Kunge.
Body is a sensual tune in which the singer croons about her desire for her lover’s touch.
It is a mix of contemporary RnB and a groovy afrobeats vibe that will both make you yearn for yesteryears and yet feel alive at the same time.
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ABOUT THE MUSIC
Her profound love for music was also inspired by frequent Karaoke performances alongside family and friends, which gradually developed her unique musical prowess with vocals and melodies that are deeply rooted in soul.
Self-identifying as a genre-bender who embraces all forms of music, ZAKIA KUNGE took advantage of Vodafone’s national stage to introduce her creative versatility and sound to the world through Vodafone Icons – Street Edition.
Zakia Kunge’s vocal ability and charming personality afforded her the opportunity to perform as a special guest at 4Syte TV’s End of Year Party; a musical series that showcases intimate virtual performances by Ghanaian artists.
As one of Ghana’s exciting new acts, ZAKIA KUNGE’s main objective is to authenticate herself in the new crop of vibrant female singers that are carving a path for themselves in the mostly male-dominated industry. With Ghanaian music on the global rise, expect to see and hear ZAKIA on stages and platforms worldwide for years to come.
Zakia has the following Awards to her credit;
MISS PEOPLE’S FRIENDSHIP WINNER, RUSSIAN UNIVERSITY IN 2008
MISS UNIVERSE 2ND RUNNER UP – 2012
FINALIST VODAFONE ICONS STREET EDITION – 2014