Zee Avi Interviews w/ MTV Iggy

Check out this great interview of famous youtube singer gone recording artist Zee Avi as she sits down with MTV Iggy to discuss how everything happened at such a rapid pace to start her career. Zee Avi is an incredibly talented artist and it’s great to learn a little context into how she skyrocketed to fame with a little bit of luck, a little bit of technology, and a ton of real talent.

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Back in 2007, Malaysian singer-songwriter Zee Avi posted a low-key performance video up on YouTube. Within months, her quiet life turned upside down. She was discovered by Patrick Keeler of The Raconteurs, went on tour with Pete Yorn, and released her debut album in May 2009 on Monotone/Brushfire Records. Brushfire is Jack Johnson’s record label, and her Monotone label-mates include the White Stripes, M.I.A., The Shins, Vampire Weekend, and the Raconteurs, among others. She talked to MTV Iggy about the YouTube video that changed her life and how everything fell into place for her after that.

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