James Kennedy

Name James Kennedy
Profession Music Producer
Date of Birth 1992-01-24
Place of Birth England
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Birth Sign Aquarius

About James Kennedy

English DJ and electronic producer who released his EP Blitz in November 2014.

Early Life of James Kennedy

He lived in London and moved to Ibiza, Spain, before finally settling in Los Angeles.

Trivia

He has over 150,000 Twitter followers and over 450,000 Instagram followers.

Family Life

He hails from London, England. He has been in a relationship with Raquel Viss.

Associated With

His godfather was megastar George Michael.

ZZ Hill

Name ZZ Hill
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1935-09-30
Place of Birth Naples, TX
Age 48 yrs
Death Date 1984-04-27
Birth Sign Libra

About ZZ Hill

Texan blues singer who released “Someone Else Is Steppin’ In,” “Open House,” and “Down Home Blues.”

Early Life of ZZ Hill

He toured around Texas singing gospel music as a teenager.

Trivia

For nearly two years his album Down Home stayed on the Billboard charts.

Family Life

He has a brother named Matt who he recorded on his M.H. label before signing to Kent Records.

Associated With

He was a fan of B.B. King.

Taylor King

Name Taylor King
Profession Music Producer
Date of Birth 1995-01-03
Place of Birth United States
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Birth Sign Capricorn

About Taylor King

Music producer and YouTube personality who is recognized for sharing hip-hop beats on his self-titled YouTube channel. He has made music similar to songs produced for J Cole and Drake. 

Early Life of Taylor King

He began his YouTube career as a videographer and shot a skate video for Blake Nestor and Four Evers Apparel in 2012.

Trivia

He was a guest on the BeatStars Podcast in 2018.

Family Life

He was born in the United States. 

Associated With

He made a beat similar to Chance The Rapper’s “Runner.” 

Nora Ariffin

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Name Nora Ariffin
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1973-07-26
Place of Birth Malaysia
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Birth Sign Leo

About Nora Ariffin

Known simply as Nora, she rose to fame in 1994 after the release of her debut album Sandiwara. She would go on to release over a dozen more studio albums and compilations albums throughout her over two decade long career. 

Early Life of Nora Ariffin

An aspiring singer even as a schoolgirl, she participated in talent contests as a child. She would later kick off her career by winning HMI Star in 1991. 

Trivia

She has won numerous Malaysian Music Industry Awards including the 1995 award for Best New Female Artist. 

Family Life

She and her late husband Johan Nawawi co-created the animated series Ummi…Ceritalah Pada Kami in 2012. The couple had one son, Mohd Syakir Iman. 

Associated With

Her 1997 single “Cinta Di Akhir Garisan” featured Ziana Zain and Ning Baizura. 

Nicky Romero

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Name Nicky Romero
Profession Music Producer
Date of Birth 1989-01-06
Place of Birth Amerongen,
Netherlands
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Birth Sign Capricorn

About Nicky Romero

House producer, DJ, and label head whose trademark sound of progressive house blended with electro and acid can be heard in numerous singles such as “Legacy,” “Symphonica,” “I Could Be the One,” and “Right Now.”

Early Life of Nicky Romero

He began releasing his independently produced music in 2008 and released a bootleg of David Guetta’s “When Love Takes Over,” receiving high praise on the internet and from Guetta himself to burst onto the scene.

Trivia

He was ranked #17 by DJ Mag in 2012, a record for a first-time artist, and followed that ranking the next year in the #7 spot.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in Amerongen, Netherlands, and Kingston, Canada. He was born Nick Rotteveel.

Associated With

He was featured with Avicii in the song “I Could Be the One” from 2012.

Noel Rosa

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Name Noel Rosa
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1910-12-11
Place of Birth Brazil
Age 26 yrs
Death Date 1937-05-04
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Noel Rosa

Singer, guitarist and mandolin player who became one of the most popular names in Brazilian music with acclaimed singles like “Com que roupa?” Sadly, his life was cut short by tuberculosis at the age of just 26.

Early Life of Noel Rosa

He grew up in Vila Isabel and studied medicine before deciding to pursue a career in music.

Trivia

A forceps mishap during his birth caused him to have a malformed chin, which he would be self-conscious about throughout his life.

Family Life

He married Lindaura Martins but was known for having affairs with many women.

Associated With

He collaborated with songwriter and composer Ary Barroso on the song “De qualquer maneira.”

Naomi Diaz

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Name Naomi Diaz
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1994-12-13
Place of Birth France
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Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Naomi Diaz

French-Cuban world music singer/songwriter who rose to fame as one half of the music duo Ibeyi. As a member of Ibeyi she assumed the duties of Peruvian/Cuban percussion instruments such as the cajon. 

Early Life of Naomi Diaz

In an interview she stated that she first began playing the cajon at the age of 11.

Trivia

The duo released their debut studio album Ibeyi through XL Recordings in 2015. 

Family Life

She is the daughter of Cuban percussionist Anga Díaz and the twin sister of fellow Ibeyi member Lisa-Kaindé Diaz.

Associated With

Both she and Adele have released music through XL Recordings. 

Nadia Batson

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Name Nadia Batson
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1976-12-07
Place of Birth Port Of Spain,
Trinidad And Tobago
Age
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Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Nadia Batson

Trinidadian singer, songwriter, and producer who gained fame when she was the runner-up in the Power Category at the 2007 International Soca Monarch with her song Kees Dieffenthaller.

Early Life of Nadia Batson

She has been writing songs and singing since the age of eight.

Trivia

She has 200,000 followers on Instagram.

Family Life

She posted a pic on Instagram with her mom in March 2017.

Associated With

She posted a video watching an NBA game featuring Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Nina Abdel Malak

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Name Nina Abdel Malak
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1992-09-25
Place of Birth Lebanon
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Birth Sign Libra

About Nina Abdel Malak

Both a solo artist and the front woman of a band called UAT, she was a Star Academy 8 participant who followed the show by releasing three singles.

Early Life of Nina Abdel Malak

In 2001, she released a song called “Bayni w Baynak.” She began her career as a singer when she was 18 years old.

Trivia

She was an Audio-Visual student and a filmmaking graduate. She is a social media influencer with more than 2.2 million Instagram followers, 450,00 Facebook page likes and 120,000 followers on Twitter. Her YouTube channel also has more than 440,000 subscribers.

Family Life

She is from Beirut, Lebanon.

Associated With

She and Elissa are both Lebanese singers.

Natasha Khan

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Name Natasha Khan
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1979-10-25
Place of Birth England
Age
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Birth Sign Scorpio

About Natasha Khan

Musician better known as Bat for Lashes who was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award in 2009 for the song “Daniel.”

Early Life of Natasha Khan

She studied music at the University of Brighton, and she then taught at a nursery school.

Trivia

She released her first album in 2006 titled Fur and Gold; the album received a Mercury Prize nomination.

Family Life

Her dad, Rehmat Khan, is a famous former squash player from the country of Pakistan.

Associated With

Her music style has been compared to that of Tori Amos.