Hey Zach, you just released your newest single & video “Last Time” on VEVO and all digital platforms! How happy are you that your song is out?
It’s been amazing! Been a great response from my fans , friends . It’s such a great song people can just have fun with and dance too!
Any memorable moments while creating the song?
Definitely in the studio it was a moment for us it was really like we were shooting the video in the studio really having a party!
Whats the meaning of the song and how did it come about?
The song basically explains that I’m too young to be fully committed and being in love right now and all of my peers should really just have fun and explore life in this certain moment in our lives.
So you are also a quadruple threat being a Singer/Dancer , Actor & Director!! Can you tell us how you got into all of these interests?
Wow! It’s been a journey I began dancing at 4 years old!, at 11 I self taught myself how to sing just studying Michael Jackson , Chris Brown & Usher . Acting came about just last year finishing my second year in Theater 2 in school that same summer I booked my first guest starring role on the hit TV show Empire & ive been loving it ever since!! I Directed the Last Time video as well just showing my creativity & ability as a Director as well.
What would you say is your favorite thing to do in this career?
Performing , Videos ,interacting with my fans & TV & Movies!
Did you have a “break out” song that started things for you with your followers?
Besides my single right now that’s been doing outstanding, I would say my YouTube Channel in general really has just been skyrocketing gaining over 500,000 views.
What was your favorite song to record?
Another Single that is releasing in the next two weeks called “Signs” my most honest record!
Whats your favorite song to perform live?
Besides my songs , I absolutely love when I perform cover songs of the greats I look up too like Chris Brown , Neyo, MJ etc those are fan favorites!
Whats the feeling you get when on stage and your fans are singing your songs back to you?
It’s a feeling that is overwhelming and really tells you that’s your doing something rights it’s a blessing.
Does your fanbase have a name?
Yes TEAM TWEEZY!!
How do you want your relationship to be with your fans?
I treat my fans like there all close family and friends not just liking there pics and taking pics I want to have a real relationship with them to make them feel like I’m always there with them!
What was the craziest fan encounter you have had?
When I was like 12 or 13 I had a show in Washington , DC and I was performing at this huge theater where my fans came to the show and as I was singing and got close to the girls .. they Yanked me off stage!! All the music cut off and everything because I was getting all my clothes and hat being ripped off! Haha it was fun tho they were just showing love.
What social media platform do you use most to stay connected to your fans?
Honestly All! Instagram , Twitter , Snapchat I like to be active on all so no matter what you like best I’m there!
Instagram & Twitter @OfficialZachTwa
Snapchat : Ztweezy
Are you wanting to go on tour anytime soon?
Yes , hopefully this fall we will be hitting the road!
Whats something you have that you can’t live without?
God , Family & Friends
What’s an average day for you look like?
BUSY , I’m either in the studio , on set for TV working on a movie or even sometimes just at home with my friends playing basketball.
If your life was a movie, what would be the title?
Zach Twa : The Journey
Who would you want to play you?
That’s hard , because there not a lot of Teens I could think of too play me . Maybe like Jaden Smith , Michael B Jordan , Shameik Moore , Jacob Latimore really any of the best young black actors!
What goals have you set out for yourself in your career and in your personal life?
For my career I really wanna get more into Movies I have developed a big passion for acting now & TV .I’m working my first film right now. It’s gonna be very special can’t wait for everybody too see it! Besides that of course just have my music touch the world and be recognized for it.
Whats the best thing thats come out of this career so far?
Performing at the BET awards/experience event and being there this year and Last year was a huge thing for me , I grew up watching the Awards for as long as I have remembered. Also the fan base has grown so much over the years.. #TeamTweezy
What’s your biggest struggle in this career so far?
I’ve had so many rejections in this career, but I’ve learned if you really love what your doing & work hard you will get through it.
What impact do you want to leave on the world?
That you can be and DO anything you want in life no matter what age, wha race, where you come from! Just work your but off & be YOU!
Do you have any advice for aspiring music artists?
Be you guys, Keep God first , & if you really have a love and passion for this you won’t care how many rejections you get because you know that you will accomplish your goals because of your work ethic & persistence!
Last thing, Do you have anything you went to tell your fans?
Thank you & I love all you guys so much for supporting and really pushing my career! Can’t wait for you guys to see these movies & this album coming out! #Onelove
Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to do this interview with me.
No problem! Was a pleasure great questions 🙂