Sevdaliza – Dutch singer, actress, songwriter, producer, social activist
Sevdaliza was born on 1 September 1987 in Tehran, Iran. Her real name is Sevda Alizadeh. When the girl was five years old, her parents moved to the Netherlands. There she began playing basketball professionally and even became part of the national team. Later, Sevda decided to study communications and earned a bachelor degree. The singer speaks five languages, including Dutch, French, English, Portuguese, and Persian. She writes songs in Dutch, English, and Persian.
In 2012, Sevdaliza recorded her first EP, Zwart Goud. It featured such popular songs as “Wapenfeiten”, “Zwarte Held”, ”Paradijs”, and “Verhalen”. The popularity came to the artist when she presented a music video for one of her singles “Clear Air” in March 2014. Even though, Sevda filmed at least three music video before that.
In 2013, Sevda was invited as a guest to record a song for the popular Dutch musician Subp Yao. The single “Thunderclap” was featured in his album, Bottles Poppin. The same year, she worked with the Dutch producer Boeboe on the song “Silly Boy”. The song appeared in the album, Buy Sell Bye Cell. A while later, Sevda presented music videos for the songs, "Race Against the Machine" and "Lions".