EarlyGame Artist of the Day: Zaxai

Who is Zaxai?

Who is Zaxai? | © Zaxai


The birthplace of one of New York Cities' artists. Zaxai is a son of many nations. Performing internationally since the age of 16. Born of Haitian descent, he credits his sound to his diverse, cultural up bringing.

Entertaining, powerful, soulful, captivating, & raw best describe Zaxai. It's these exact traits that allowed him as an independent to sell out the Blue Note twice and brought him to the Top 24 of “NBC The Voice”, where Jennifer Hudson & Kelly Clarkson praised and said "you're a natural performer, you're ready". Those words couldn’t be more true.

Zaxai started his career singing background for recording artists such as Avery Storm & international Jazz legend Emeline Michel. Most recently Abir. He’s opened for the likes of Flo-Rida, PitBULL & many mire pop artists.

Today, Zaxai prepares to release his next album, self entitled “ZX”. A fusion of rock, soul, culture and R&B with his band of brothers, “Xrown” you can find him on all musical streaming & social platforms @zaxaiii

S.O.T.X Biography.

SONS OF THE XROWN experience by ZAXAI.

Born of Haitian descent but hailing from Brooklyn, XROWN is a movement of 1st gen musicians of all cultures and genres. Dubbed, “The Haitian Bee-gees”, this band of brothers all started in church, together during their adolescence. Never in their dreams would they have thought almost 12 years later, they would come to form a group & perform at the level they are now. The goal of “Xrown” is to represent not only Haiti, but Brooklyn & their upbringing. Each member is a multi-instrumentalist, all first generation & all ready for the big stage. Their most recent accolade within 6 months of forming the group was garnering 2nd place in the Hollywood Bowl competition where they would have opened for the likes of Doja Cat, Cold Play & Kid Laroi.

1. What is your favorite video game soundtrack?

Hikaru Utada - Sanctuary! KINGDOM HEARTS TILL I DIE!!

2. Who's your favorite video game music composer?

I don’t have a favourite composer per se, but what a video game makes me feel. Austin Wintory of Journey and, of course, Yoko Shimomura of Kingdom Hearts.

3. What’s your favorite video game?

Growing up it was a blend. Devil May Cry, Kingdom Hearts, NBA 2K SERIES, WWE smackdown!

4. Did any game ever inspire you to do music?

I think they all do. I have created music in hopes to be placed for video games and movies. It just depends on the game I guess.

5. What video game are you currently playing?

I’m playing the “last of us 2”, “call of duty”, “Naruto Shinobi striker”

6. Would you ever like to write music for video games?

YES!!! YES!! Preferably something RPG, cinematic like.

Latest release, Kiss Me Again:

YouTube music video for Find Me Here: