K Zie’s musical masterplan


by ASJAD NAZIR NEW KID ON BLOCK REACHES FOR THE SKY WITH DEBUT SINGLE TALENTED newcomer K Zie announced himself with his acclaimed debut single This Could Be Love at the end of last month. The 21-year-old singer/songwriter from south London is quickly gaining a reputation as someone to look out for. He is releasing a deep house mix of his new song and already making big plans for the future, which includes working in diverse genres. Eastern Eye caught up with the rising star to talk about music, his new song, inspirations, future hopes and more… What first connected you to music? I have always had a strong passion for music since a young age. I remember taking drum lessons around the age of eight, so that would be the first direct con­tact with music. I would always sing my favourite songs, but what inspired to me get into singing and songwriting was seeing the likes of Raghav and Jay Sean break into the music scene. This motivated me to believe I could do the same thing. So from 13, I started to write lyrics and properly sing. I also self taught my­self how to beatbox by watching videos on YouTube. What led you towards your debut song? My debut single is called This Could Be Love. A per­sonal experience led me to writing it. In terms of what led this to being my first single, it was some­thing encouraged by my management NLP, who loved the vibe and felt it would be an extremely strong debut as it catered for every market. Thanks to the whole team involved from the start and those who are about to join the exciting journey with us! What inspired the song? This Could Be Love was inspired by something I was personally experiencing…

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