From Zipporah Hayes
Zipporah Hayes Singer/Songwriter
Mission: To lead the mass into true liberation through song, changing the world one note at a time. A General of “Unrestricted Talent”-“Where everything is unrehearsed, uncut, real, and raw, this vocalist uses the stage as her diary and the microphone as her pen. Anything is liable to happen when she touches the mic.”
Zipporah Hayes, a Miami native, is an international artist, mother, motivator, and inspiration to many. Bridging the gap with no limits, cross cultural, deteriorating boundaries, and exhibiting absolute freedom, wherever her presence enters, her voice is a force to be reckoned with. With the vision and motive of changing the world, Zipporah expresses her most intimate moments in life through song. Bringing forth healing, restoration, and liberation, she connects and communicates with the souls of her audiences. Zipporah has a voice with the ability to relieve anyone listening, she carries her audience to a dimension where truth can be exposed and burdens lifted. Fearlessly, Zipporah is a lyricist that one must experience. She takes her harmonic, melodic, jazzy, R&B, gospel, and simply hypnotic eclectic vocal abilities and captures her audience desiring never to let them go. Zipporah Hayes is one of the top ten finalists of the nationwide Most Powerful Voices Gospel singing competition presented by the American Heart’s Association/American Stroke Association, GMC TV (Formerly the Gospel Music Channel), Roland Corporation and Light Records. An experienced & privileged singer/songwriter who has worked among South Florida’s Elite Producers and Pastors; Pastor Marc Cooper, Derrick ‘Bigg D’ Baker, A.J. Alexander, Bobby Stringer, Dr. N. Cindy Trimm, Pastor Amelia Scott, Pastor Debbie Leaky, Kathryn L. Roberts, Felicia Franklin, John Lester, Jay Wray, Craig Walden, and more. Zipporah also serves as an independent contractor for Ethnicity Models & Talent as an Assistant Casting Director alongside C.E.O and Casting Director LaShawnna Stanley. As a former Ingram Singer, student and affiliate of The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center in Miami, Charles R. Drew Middle School for the Performing Arts Alumni, Gallery of Miami summer jazz singer/employee, Showtime at the Apollo contestant, Gifted Talent Search Semi-Finalist, Music Director, and now Vocal Instructor at The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, Zipporah stands in a category of her own.
A faithful member of Upper Room Ministries of Miami Gardens under the leadership of Pastor Marc Cooper and First Lady Joy Cooper, Zipporah finds joy in rendering service as a member of The Stellar award winning Miami Mass Choir. Gracing the Adrienne Arsht Center stage on Free Gospel Sundays as a member of the continuous featured Choir, The Miami Mass Choir also recently named as The number 1 Choir in South Florida, Zipporah finds joy in sharing her gift with this professional group of singers. Zipporah has been privileged to travel internationally with Dr. N. Cindy Trimm of Trimm International, imprinting her vocal marks in Bermuda, Trinidad, and parts of the United States of America. Zipporah has also shared the stage with main stream recording artists such as Nick Jonas, Yolanda Adams, Shirley Ceasar, Kurt Carr, and many others. Starring in local plays such as, “How You Livin” (Youthful story of a troubled teen) written and directed by Amelia L. Scott, performed in Bermuda, “I’m Single and I Need a Man” (based on a true story) written by Trenice Griffin, and most recent, “Does He Even Love Me” Written and Directed by Moses Washington has shown Zipporah can multi task various roles bringing them to life as she becomes the character. Zipporah’s drive and talent has opened the door for an introduction onto the big screen being a part of the cast of Robert Townsend’s most recent film “ Playin For Love”. Zipporah participates in several community organization functions throughout Miami Dade and Broward County. She has a close understanding of dealing with the issues associated with heart conditions as her son was diagnosed with a heart murmur since birth as well as the loss of her dear friend Mr. Anthony Mason of the New York Knicks. This has been one of the main reasons why she is an annual participant and guest soloist of The American Heart Association Heart Walk Miami and Broward County opening the festivities with, “The Star Spangled Banner” consecutively for 3 years. Zipporah also donates her time to the annual Susan G. Komen Walk Miami, JDRF Walk Miami, Aids Walk Miami, and potentially The Domestic Violence Walk Miami. Annually Zipporah welcomes the crowd to the day’s festivities by singing the National Anthem at the Heart Walk Miami held at Florida International University South Campus and The Marlins Stadium as well as The Broward Heart Walk held at Nova Southeastern University. Zipporah continues to spread the word about health & wellness within the community. A true believer that restoration, healing, and deliverance can all be found in the love of the Father, Zipporah ministers this message to her audience locally and globally with a transparent twist. Her transparent twist has allowed her the opportunity to share God’s message of unconditional love on stages such as The Colony Theater in Miami Beach with former NBA Players, The Adrienne Arsht Theater with The Miami Mass Choir, The Ray Charles Tribute, The Miami Symphony Orchestra, and more. Additional venues consist of, The Miami Dade County Youth Fair, On The B-Side with Ingrid B at The Piano Bar located in The Hard Rock Casino, Ginger Bay Café, BB Kings, The Miami Dade County Board of Commissioner’s Office, and more. Zipporah’s history of being triumphantly victorious over tribulations, primarily love and other revelatory hardships of society and domestic violence can be discovered in her previous released single, “Wonderful Love”. Her newly released single, “The Star Spangled Banner” is currently available on iTunes, often compared to Whitney Houston. Zipporah’s vocal sultry is as sweet as the taste of honey to a bee. With her eclectic vocal ability to sing a variety of musical styles and genres, Zipporah would classify her genre style as “Unlimited”. When others are asking, "Is that really possible," She is allowing her declaration to be shown that “Yes, it really is possible.” With her greatly anticipated release of her 2nd single, “Reckless” and other musical collaborations with local and international artists Zipporah is ready to set the mark.
For a beautiful, talented, multifaceted, lover of people, Zipporah never performs to receive great reviews or commendation, but instead sings to make a difference in people's lives. Her mandate is to let the city of Miami and the world know that, “Your past does not define your future.” Zipporah’s a new breed who’s ready to roam the land with a new sound. Her diverse ability to go from Sunday morning hymns to jazz, neo soul, pop, and other genres sets her apart from many. Zipporah is destined to influence the lives, hearts, and souls of others; she is doing just that with her stellar vocal ability and captivating stage presence. Zipporah Hayes, a phenomenal voice.