Zanillya Farrell (NL)

Artist & Speaker

As the arts begin to drive mental illness out of the shadows, rapper/singer-songwriter/ producer Zanillya is determined to be at the vanguard of this change. As the daughter of late Disco legend Bobby Farrell (Boney M), the reality of the music industry was imprinted on her from an early age, she witnessed first-hand the beauty and excitement, but also the dark side of it all.

Beloved by tastemakers across the board from Sway Calloway, Toddla T, Jack Saunders, Jamz Supernova to Future Classic, Wonderland, Fred Perry, i-D and DUMMY as well as receiving radio support from the likes of BBC 1Xtra and BBC 6 Music. She has started to carve out her own space in the music scene, releasing inspired tracks that touch on self-confidence, mental health, the life of an artist, and empowerment. Characterized by her signature blend of Dancehall, Afrobeats, House and Hip-Hop.Working tirelessly on her music over the last few years, Zanillya has worked with major brands like FIFA, UEFA, Nike, Colgate, Vodafone, Smilf, Showtime, Grown - Ish, Ray Ban and many more.Gearing up to release an EP this year, Zanillya will be showcasing a different side to her already versatile sound.

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