Sensational R&B artists SZA, Smino, and Ravyn Lenae are bringing their signature sounds to the Saint Andrews Hall!
SZA (birth name Solana Imani Rowe) was born in Maplewood (New Jersey) in 1989 and is a singer and songwriter. She grew up listening to classic jazz avant-garde jazz, alternative, and hip hop music. She's been influenced by a variety of artists some of whom are Billie Holiday, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Björk, Jamiroquai, and Wu-Tang Cla her main influences. Her musical style is best described as a blend of R&B, contemporary R&B (a genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop, and dance), and neo soul (a style of music that emerged from soul and contemporary R&B but is distinguished by a less conventional sound and the presence of many other genres ranging from jazz, funk, and hip hop to pop, fusion, and African music). It also includes elements of hip hop, minimalist R&B, cloud rap, ethereal R&B, witch house, and chillwave. She's had a stellar career with 1 studio album (which topped Billboard's Top R&B and Hip Hop Albums chart), 8 music videos, 1 extended play, 9 singles, 2 mix tapes, and she's written songs for Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, and Rihanna. She's also collaborated with Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, ScHoolboy Q, A$AP Ferg, Wale, D.R.A.M, and many other renowned artists.