Emerging as a strong new voice in Australian R&B, Newcastle’s Zia Jade is a definitive breath of fresh air. Soulful, confident and vibrant, Zia Jade’s music represents a smart and refreshed blend of sonic influences, as well as a strong vision of where her sound is set to head next.
Brandishing a core sound built upon a vast range of inspiration and aesthetics, Zia’s music walks between the forward-thinking worlds of traditional and modern R&B with ease. Growing up around music, the importance of it as an artform was imprinted on Zia from a young age.
Whether it was discovering artists like Rihanna for the first time, or becoming exposed to music closer to home courtesy of the musicians in her family and, as she got older, the local Newcastle music community, Zia Jade’s own drive to become a musical artist was buoyed on by seeing how the craft could manifest in so many different ways.
As she began feeling out an early love for R&B and pop-influenced music when she first started songwriting, Zia Jade found herself gravitating towards compositions focused on ideas of love, friends and exploration of relationships. And now, as such experiences have taken real-life form for Zia Jade in many ways in adulthood, the music she creates now retains the purity of those early efforts, with added wisdom and strength.
2023 sees Zia Jade return with a brand new project that will establish her as an important member of Australian R&B’s new class.