Zendaya is an American actress and singer. She released her debut self-titled album Zendaya in 2013.
Relation to Aaliyah Edit
Over the summer of 2014, she was announced to play Aaliyah in her biopic, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B. She was criticized for being biracial while Aaliyah was African-American. Zendaya dropped out of the film shortly after being confirmed for the role and said her reasons for leaving were due to the family not supporting the movie. She congratulated Alexandra Shipp on having the role instead of her.