Zanillya is a vocalist/ producer based in Amsterdam. She breaks out form the norm, always going in a new direction and trying out new things. Zanillya is vibrant, her sound eclectic, her style authentic.
Born in Hanover Germany; to an Aruban father and a Macedonian mother. Her love for music has been given to her since birth by her artistic mother and musical father, also known as the late Bobby Farrell from dicso group Boney M.
With her first EP "Electricity & Drums' she got noticed by Mad Decent and Enchufada among others. In the past couple of years she released several tracks such as “Wha Ya Want” in cooperation with Noisey, “On top” with Branko of Buraka Som Sistema and Converse invited her to record an EP in Rio de Janeiro.
More recently her new single “Swipe it off” has been chosen as the soundtrack in the campaign Together #WePlayStrong. UEFA’s first pan-European campaign to promote woman’s football. The track by Zanillya and producers Leo Justi &Brazzabelle is a driving Brazilian/global mash up, with a persistent rhythmic drive and inspiring message.
The film will be played for two years to over 200 million TV viewers all across Europe.