Zambian Native and Atlanta based RNB/Afrobeat Female vocalist and songwriter Sasha V. Brand New Album OUT NOW “Conflicted Motives” Available on all DSP!
Where are you from?
Born in Lusaka, Zambia and raised Alexandra, Virginia USA.
How long have you been making music?
I’ve been doing music all my life but i took the leap of pursuing my music full time in like 2015/16
How many songs /albums have you released to date?
15 Songs and One Album
Can you tell us about your latest release and the background and inspirations behind it?
My latest release is Actually my First Album titled Conflicted Motives which came out on October 7th, 2021. Conflicted Motives was inspired by Love. i guess. not just my own stories about LOve but others. My Friends, family, hell even sometimes strangers. inspired by the complicationed (conflicted) ins and outs of relationships/ friendships both Good and Bad and the movements behind them.
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How have you ended up in the music industry?
Well I grew up in the Church where my mom was in the Choir so I could say that she was definitely a big influence there. Other than that, I’ve always been surrounded by music . My brother was and still is so very heavily involved in music also took me under his wings and showed me some things ( we fought constantly but it pushed me to learn how to work with others ) . Also just being very Involved in school plays, concerts, poetry slams, etc.
What do you think of the music industry in 2021?
it needs SOME fixing
Who do you think the most influential artist?
for me right now, Lucus Joyner
Who have you collaborated with so far in your career?
I’ve worked with the likes of Zambian artist Twezi (r.i.p), Mr, Bantu , Mando Hill, and Majik links. djlo etc .
Haitian music label Chroniqmusic .
Nigerian artist ,Toye, boss beats, Official Morientez, Danagog, Mr, Cbanj (Da Boi ) etc. along with Liberian Artist O$T , Afab, ropapers Dj Shine D’Beast, cashwworld. etc. and many others .
How do you think you differ from other artists?
I think I differ from other artists by my sound. the words alone that i speak onto a track to the raspiness of my voice. and like i previously stated on how music in 2021 needs a little fixing , i would fix it to the 90s era. the time when Music was Music and deeply expressed as it should be.
Dead or alive, who would be your dream collaboration?
Whitney Houston, Brandy, and Shania Twain, Bruno Mars, Jazmin Sullivan, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Vanessa Mumba( yes me)
What was the first album you bought?
Bow Wow -beware of the dog
What’s your favourite song at the moment?
i would have to say my own song Moonlight
If you had to sell your music collection tomorrow, what album would you leave in your draw?
again not to be bias but it would be my Own , Conflicted Motives. or anything with Brandy or Whitney Houston
What is your favourite saying?
hahaha *THE FUCK!
What other hobbies or interests do you have?
painting, styling , doing hair, hiking and roller blading
Do you have any tattoos or piercings?
Tell us more about your upcoming project or this new project?
my main focus is on the Album i just dropped. Seeing where the charts will take me whilst I am taking in new experiences and writing my next project. im not going to talk about anything yet.
What’s in the pipeline after this project?
Tours, more appearances , the push. * Something Bigger and better. That’s all I can say for now.
Thank you for your time and may you carry on making great, fresh music.
Thanks and see you at the top.