Topics: Zendaya - Wikipedia
Zendaya's music career began in 2011 when she released the single " Swag It Out ", followed by the single " Watch Me " (with Bella Thorne ); the former was released by an independent record label. She signed a major record deal with Hollywood Records on August 8, 2012, and started recording songs for her debut album on August 12, 2012. The album, titled Zendaya , was released on September 17, 2013, preceded by the single " Replay ".
Zendaya spent three years of dancing in a dance group called Future Shock Oakland. The group did hip hop and hula dances when she was eight.   
She studied at the CalShakes Conservatory Program and at the American Conservatory Theater.  Her other stage credits include William Shakespeare 's Richard III , Twelfth Night , and As You Like It .