ANSMA Emerging Artist of the Year, ZAMANI, heads to Europe; listen to feature songs

MAY 10, 2019 (HALIFAX, NS) -- Singer, songwriter and producer - Zamani, will be heading from Halifax to Rotterdam (NL) to perform at New Skool Rules,  Europe’s largest international Urban Music Conference and Festival, May 17-19th 2019. Zamani is set to perform at BIRD, an on-trend club and Rotterdam’s premier location for live Hip Hop, Jazz and RnB music .


The three-day New Skool Rules Conference and Music Festival is packed with artist development and networking opportunities. A&R reps (Warner Chappell Music;Universal Music), top music publications ( and European festival promoters will be in attendance; (Fresh Island Fest (HR); Hip Hop Kemp (CZ); Get Loose (NL) Paris Hip Hop Fest (FR); Northern Touch Music Festival (CA); Northern Power Summit (CA);  Live @Heart (SE) and more.)


Zamani is pegged as the African Nova Scotian Music Association’s Emerging Artist of the year for 2019 and is booked to perform at the upcoming Obey Convention, sharing the stage with Montreal based female trio,Strange Froots; as well as the TD Halifax Jazz Festival, where she has been selected to compete for the “Stingray Rising Star” title. New Skool Rules will be the first of two international performances for Zamani this spring/summer 2019, as she will open for Ginuwine -  former member of the quintessential 90s RnB group Jodeci - at the Soleil Roots and Soul Festival in Saint Lucia, West Indies (August 25, 2019).




This award winning triple threat artist is impacting the East Coast music scene at the age of 18. Described as “captivating, satiny-soulful and refreshingly pure”,  Zamani skillfully composes, produces, and performs a unique brand of R&B, Soul, Urban Jazz and Pop. Zamani’s recent performances of note include Nova Scotia Music Week, Stayner’s Jazz Club and Dead of Winter Festival. Zamani will be releasing her debut EP in summer of 2019 with a much anticipated visual premiere of her feature single “Outside”.

Zamani website:

Zamani featured songs:


Switching Lanes Collab with Jayden Austin x Zamani x Shay Pitts:  

New Skool Rules Urban Music Conference and Festival


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