Aziza Lisa aka 'Z' is a singer, writer, actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist out of Chicago, IL. She is saucy and smooth, bold, sensual and empowering. Her musical style embodies r&b and soul, and stretches in many directions from raggae-dancehall to rap. She has shared the stage with some of the most notable names in the industry, performing background vocals for Barbra Streisand and El Debarge. She has opened in concert for Erykah Badu, Musiq Soulchild, Eric Benet, the legendary Nancy Wilson and more.
Her energizing new single 'Play it Back' is hot like fiyah! A great party song. It sets the mood for celebration with a rhythm that calls you to the dancefloor. It is a musical collaboration of R&B, raggaeton and hip hop. Check out her hot new song and follow Aziza on her social media for empowering messages and good energy!
Her music is refreshing with lyrics that encourage celebrating life and celebrating you! Her music has received airplay on Chicago radio and iHeart radio. Her songs 'Resilient', Sunrise' and 'Know Your Worth' are accompanied by music videos on YouTube. Aziza loves performing live with her band and interacting with her audience, a skill that comes naturally.
Her acting & singing talents were showcased in a traveling play 'Bronzeville the Musical', where she played Lena Horne.
Aziza's bachelor's degree in film and media led her to write her 1st film documentary 'The Inspiration Behind Resilient' which was featured at the Global Mixx film festival.
She is also an entrepreneur and the creator/host of "Turn UP Life', a podcast that focuses on inspiring others to prioritize their self care, as she shares information and gives tips to help them on the journey to self -improvement and elevation. Motto: Turn Up Life - next level.
'Limit your regrets in life' words from Aziza's father who inspired her musical career, are words she uses as fuel to constantly improve herself and make her dreams reality. She encourages others to pursue their dreams through her nonprofit organization - Wearing BIG Hats. Her passion for uplifting others and giving back propels her to teach youth through her organizations' program for reading and literacy, while encouraging and building their self esteem. Aziza's words/lyrics 'Know your worth, you are valuable' are repeated to the youth along with empowering affirmations throughout the program.
Aziza dreams BIG, gives back BIG, and her life's journey and resilient spirit inspires others in a BIG way. She is constantly reinventing herself and exciting her audience.
Aziza Lisa aka 'Z' is star who is constantly rising, shining bright and consistently giving light to others.