Detroit, MI, April 25, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- "ZionPlanet10" 14 year old Musician, Entertainer Kicks off "The Godfather of Soul" (James Brown) Tribute Tour.
ZionPlanet10 (aka) “ZP-10” is preparing for the “Godfather of Soul”(James Brown) Tribute tour with (Bootzilla "Bootsy Collins" Productions). The tour travels domestically to 35 plus cities with more dates being added. Shows in other countries include: Canada, Germany, Holland, Japan, British Columbia and Europe.
At 14 years old, ZionPlanet10 plays keyboards, sings, writes and produces music. He has blazed the stage with many major acts, such as Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Chris Brown and Soulja Boy, to name a few. Photo’s with entertainers, politicians, dignitaries, actors and professional athletes he has performed for or with are on display at the“Celebrity Planet”section of his website www.zionplanet10.com.
Zion presently appears on Brian Culbertson’s new 2008 CD (Bringing Back the Funk), and the lead track, #1 “Funkin like my father”, which ZionPlanet10 co-wrote, features him on vocals along with Bootsy.
Zion has showcased his talents on television as well, including “American Idol Juniors”, The Rainbow Push Live Telecast, and most recently, “Show Time at the Apollo”etc. Zion received “The Key to the City”, “The Great Lake State Seal of Michigan” and numerous other awards for his outstanding musical and athletic achievements. Dec 17th was declared “Zion Roberts Day” in his home town of Flint, Michigan. Trained by Coach (Joe Byrd), father of Heavyweight Champion (Chris Byrd), Zion is a skilled boxer and has won three State Silver Gloves and Michigan Junior Olympic titles.
Born Zion Roberts, ZionPlanet10’s fascination with all types of music and sports started early at the age of eight and has progressed ever since. Having been Blessed with opportunities to showcase his talent, along with mentoring from some of the world’s best artist’s and athletes, past and present, Zionplanet10’s heart is his greatest asset.
“I feel honored to be traveling such and exciting journey, and thank God daily for all he’s providing me. I truly love what I do and at the end of every performance, if I‘ve made a positive difference in just one person’s life, then I’ve done my job. That’s what it’s all about. Giving it all you’ve got, doing your best and then giving some more! The more you give the more you get.” www.zionplanet10.com