Dadawa is the artist name of Zhu Zheqin (朱哲琴), a singer/songwriter/indie producer, who is well-known for her vocalization. She was born in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. Dadawa is sometimes referred as the "Chinese Enya" by fans. Many fans also describe her as China's Ry Cooder, given her eclectic forays into World Music including one recording and tour with Ireland's The Chieftains. She collaborated with composer/producer He Xuntian for all of her albums.