He is signed to Top Dawg Entertainment and released his EP Run Wild Run Free on March 15, 2019.
Zacari Moses Pacaldo was raised by a highly musical family. His mother Ede Pacaldo, a former drummer for rock bands, taught Zacari how to play the guitar, and his father Moses Pacaldo passed down his love of soul, blues and jazz music.
He was enrolled in a school for performing arts by age eight and began learning guitar, followed by drums, saxophone, and keyboards.
Zacari had a stint in Alaska where he worked for the summer after graduating high school. After finishing high school, he worked seasonally for three years at an Alaska national park, and enrolled in a music school in Los Angeles.
On April 21, 2020, as part of Top Dawg Entertainment’s Fan Appreciation Week, Zacari released the songs Edamame and This Woman’s Work.