November 8, 1990 in St. Louis
Maplewood, NJ, United States
SZA is a U.S singer/songwriter. SZA was born Solana Rowe in 1990. She was raised Orthodox Muslim and lived in St. Louis, Missouri until she was ten, at which point her family moved to Maplewood, New Jersey. A self described "science nerd" and accomplished gymnast, she was a bit sheltered from popular culture until her teenage years, when she and her friends would sneak out. She attended an Ivy League school where she majored in marine biology. After university, she became a bartender in a strip club. SZA began her music career in May 2012, and released her first EP, See.SZA.Run in October 2012. In April 2013, SZA released her S EP.