Powerhouse: “A person or thing of great energy, strength, or power.” This is a perfect description of the multi-talented performer, Cheaza. Born and raised in Southern California. Cheaza aspired to be a singer and actress from a very young age, influenced musically by artists from Whitney Houston, Pat Benatar, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, Journey, and many other great artists. She often performed in talent shows, as well as guest spots all over California with her mother, a former Ikette for Ike and Tina Turner. A very athletic teen, Cheaza excelled in basketball, tennis, volleyball, gymnastics, and track and field, where she often competed with once known world champion Marion Jones.
Her performing career steadily progressed to commercials, trade shows modeling, and television appearances, including a guest spot on E!’s “Ice Loves Coco,” NBC's “City Guys,” “The View,” and hosting on the CW network. Her dynamic vocal ability was also featured on MTV’s “The X Factor”, “Extra,”South of Nowhere” on CBS, and a compilation album from The N network (now TeenNick,) along with other artists The Donnas, Natasha Beddingfield, Drake, E! Entertainment, Malcolm in the middle on Nickelodeon soundtrack album, Universal Pictures “Bring it on;In it to win it,” Fuel TV, and NRJ 12 France Hosting spot.
As a backup singer/improvisation for Wayne Brady, Cheaza graced prestige stages from Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, to the Las Vegas Strip. You can also find her singing on Wayne Brady’s album, “A Long Time Coming” album. She also was the lead for 4.5 years in one of the Strip's hottest performances, sexy modern burlesque show “Peepshow,” at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. The adult fairy-tale was created by an award-winning team led by Tony Award winning creator, director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell.
During her time in Las Vegas, she has also had many feature spreads and articles in publications such as InTouch Magazine, Las Vegas Magazine, Las Vegas Fit Magazine, What’s On Magazine, Vegas Player Magazine, the Las Vegas Weekly, and the Vegas Review-Journal. Cheaza has also hosted/written/directed/co-produced internet marketing spots for Peepshow. Cheaza has also completed her very first 2012 Calendar and was voted “Best Singer of Las Vegas 2013” by The Las Vegas Review-Journal. She is currently singing with Jon Secada.