R&B Singer

Solána Imani Rowe, known professionally as SZA, is an American singer and songwriter. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, she began making music in the early 2010s.

Full Name
Solána Imani Rowe
Nov 8, 1990
5′ 4″
Net Worth


Solàna Imani Rowe, famously known as SZA, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. She was born to an African American Muslim father who was an executive producer at C.N.N., and a Christian mother who was an executive at A.T.&T. She has two siblings, an older half-sister by the name Tiffany Daniels, and an older brother, Daniel, who goes by his rapper stage name, Manhattan.

She dropped out of school to pursue a career in music and started by releasing her debut E.P., “See.SZA.Run,” in 2012. She then released her second E.P., “S,” in 2013 and “Z” in 2014. In the same year, 2014, she released a single titled ‘Child’s Play,’ and was featured on numerous albums by a variety of artists. One can admit that SZA was one busybody in 2014 because she also released a song titled ‘Sobriety’ and revealed that what would’ve been her fourth E.P., “A,” would be released as a studio album instead. In 2017, she released her debut album titled “Ctrl” and collaborated with Maroon 5 to release ‘What Lovers Do.’ Apart from her featuring on “Black Panther’s” lead track, she released ‘Quicksand,’ a song that was featured in H.B.O.’s T.V. series “Insecure.”

SZA attended a Muslim Prep-School every day apart from the regular school she attended. She later attended Columbia High School before going to Essex County College to study liberal arts. She prefers to keep her love life private, but from the little we know, she has been in a relationship with Scott Sasso and a confirmed relationship with Drake.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">SZA is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 8, 1990, SZA (Solana Rowe) was born in St. Louis, Missouri.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 1st Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Released her debut mixtape titled See.SZA.Run.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with Top Dawg Entertainment</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs with Top Dawg Entertainment, home of Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q and more.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases EP Z</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases her debut EP Z via iTunes and Spotify. The EP is met with critical acclaim and praised for its unique sound.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Album Ctrl</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases her highly anticipated debut album Ctrl featuring the singles "Love Galore" and "The Weekend". The album is met with critical acclaim and nominated for several Grammy Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Performs at Coachella</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Performs as a headliner at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Single “Hit Different”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases the single “Hit Different” off her upcoming album, which is expected to be released later this year.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She is Genuinely Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">SZA is an incredibly talented artist who has a unique sound that has earned her the admiration of fans and critics alike. Her music is honest and unapologetic, with emotionally raw lyrics that speak to her listeners in a powerful way.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She is an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">SZA is an inspiration to many as she encourages her fans to find their own voices and stand up for what they believe in. She has broken down barriers within the music industry, proving that female artists can be just as successful as their male counterparts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She Is Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">SZA has a captivating stage presence and her performances are always electric. Her charisma and energy make her concerts something special, and it’s clear that she loves what she does every time she takes the stage.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Female Artist to Top the Billboard 200 in 2017</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">SZA became the first female artist to top the Billboard 200 chart in 2017 with her album "Ctrl".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Nominated for 5 Grammys in 2018</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, SZA was nominated for five Grammy Awards; Best New Artist, Best R&B Performance, Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Rap/Sung Performance, and Best Music Video.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Toured with Rihanna in 2016</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2016, SZA opened up for Rihanna's ANTI World Tour. She also made appearances at other shows such as Lollapalooza, Osheaga, and Firefly.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Born Solána Rowe</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">SZA is a stage name; her birth name is Solána Rowe. She grew up in Maplewood, New Jersey and attended Columbia High School.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Collaborated with Maroon 5</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, SZA collaborated with Maroon 5 on their single "What Lovers Do", which peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.</p></div>


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