Author: Sonique Solutions | Date: 30 September 2018
Ahead of Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival 2019, multi-talented artiste Zion is gearing up to motivate the masses with his early Soca release for the upcoming season entitled ‘I Am’. The song and its accompanying music video have already been receiving record attention since their recent release.
The new mid-tempo Soca tune ‘I Am’ was written by Kezel Cruickshank (whose vocals also feature on the song), produced, mixed and mastered by Nikholai Greene and includes live guitars from Jeremy Mc Intosh.
According to Zion, “This latest track is all about completely embracing the one life we are given to live on this Earth. No matter what adversities we may face in life we can’t let those hold us down; we need to pick ourselves up and fully live our one shot at life to the maximum.”
The song, its catchy melodies and positive lyrics have been resonating with Soca fans and music lovers alike both on and offline.
Within just 2 days of the infectious production’s release, ‘I Am’ has positively engaged a massive following and has gained over 90,000 views on social networking site YouTube.
The track has also garnered Zion tremendous social media buzz and praise from DJs and fellow music industry professionals.
The music video for ‘I Am’ showcases several scenic locations in T&T, features cameos from local personalities such as fashion designer Heather Jones and also showcases Zion’s acting and dancing ability.
Zion has been performing since the age of 8 and is a classically trained singer, actor and professional dancer. He is a final year student at The University of Trinidad and Tobago where he is pursuing a diploma in Performing Arts.
Zion considers himself to be a true all-round entertainer who takes pleasure in making people laugh. He remains humble as he continues to ascend the ladder of the challenging Soca music industry.