A California-based actress, musical artist, and composer, Natasha Kojic, also known as Natasha Key, with a master's degree from the Music Academy (FMU) and a Berklee College of Music scholarship, she has made notable contributions to Hollywood motion pictures and is also recognized as an acclaimed pop singer-songwriter under the name Natasa Kojic Tasa, seamlessly blending her dual careers. With a fusion of cinema pop-electro classical music and soulful vocals, her debut work includes composing and acting in TV series starting within the "Deadly Women" (Discovery channel) and "Doubt" (CBS), as well as the music for a documentary "Becoming Michelle Obama" and contributions to the movies like "M3GAN". Alongside her successful career as a pop singer-songwriter, known as Natasa Kojic Tasa, Natasha seamlessly blends her dual careers and supports global artists through her strong social media presence, advocating inclusivity and fairness in the industry. With voice and piano as her main instruments, she brings music to life, combining electronic artistry with her songs and film scores. Natasha's music style balances well-orchestrated arrangements with mystical, suspenseful, and darker undertones, often infused with electronica or pop elements. Her soulful vocals effortlessly switch genres and blend styles within a single melody, influenced by classical composers while adding her unique personal touch. She also produces and edits her own music videos on VEVO channel/YouTube.
Born on July 20th, 1995, Natasha's musical talent is inherited from her father, renowned folk singer-songwriter Dragan Kojic Keba, and later mentored by Golden Globe film composer Christopher Young. Starting her career at 18, she achieved international acclaim and commercial success, becoming the first female former Yugoslavian pop artist with contributions across multiple genres on a global scale Starting with her first original song "Sanjalica" (17), and soon followed by her debut top charting Hit song 'Oko Plavo' at the national a Eurovision Selection qualifications, wining the 4th place in semi finals, while during the finals, winning the "Artist Discovery" award, followed by the major debut album release for Grand Production. More than 30 songs of her discography is written herself or in a collaboration with others. Her discography includes 2 albums, 16 single releases , including the features within the 18 Hit compilations
Her seconds, "Natasa Kojic-Tasa" and "Natasa-Fatalna," achieved significant success, listed among the top 100 best-selling albums in the countries of a former Yugoslavia countries. Natasha's music video for "Fatalna" won the international Grand Prix Victoria award in Vienna. She also received accolades such as the "Beogradski Pobednik", "Hit of the Year." ( in BIH) and multiple single releases within the major 'Hit' compilations across the Slavic speaking countries.
Natasha's Commercial Collaborations with fashion brands, including Diesel, added to her industry presence. With the prominent TV show performances of her songs , alongside tours across Europe and the United States, Natasha Kojic has managed to prioritize her education, by completing the master degree at the national Music Academy in Serbia, in music theory, followed by winning the Berklee College of Music scholarship in Boston, during her exam audition in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Despite facing personal challenges, Natasha 'Key' Kojic made a significant move to Los Angeles, where she debuted her musical contribution at the artist gallery in DTLA, alongside her internships at the Hollywood Media Bridge Production (Universal Studios). as well as first work at the studio of Christopher Young. Supported by her late best friend, Tommi Trudeau, whom she tirelessly supported during his health battles, Natasha's journey was further highlighted through her appearances on the Robert Irwine TV Show on CW Network.
Her debut music contributions extend to various series and films aired on CNN, Discovery Channel, ABC, as well as streaming platforms including Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and Disney Plus. Additionally, Natasha has made significant appearances in major TV shows and films, including Jamie Foxx's directorial debut, titled "All-Star Weekend. She has also contributed to the music score department of the film "The Empty Man" released by 20th Century Fox, composed by Christopher Young.
Natasha Kojic's music style is characteristic of the very well-balanced orchestrations combined with the mystical, suspense, and darker undertone, often with electronica or a pop flare, followed by her soulful vocals' ability to easily switch genres or blend styles within one melody, influenced by the classical composers with her bold personal signature. From the mysterious suspense and dark fantasy, psychological thriller compositions like self named album "Ominous" (Epitome music) featuring her psychological thriller, trailer/score titled "The Other Side", including the numerous music catalogs such as "Modern Orchestral Noir", "Cinematic EDM", "Light Positive" (Megatrax), including her unplugged self-releases under her pseudonyms "Natasha Key". Natasha is also producing and editing her own music videos on the VEVO Channel for her unreleased songs and within her own YT channel.
Her first venture into acting started with her roles and appearances in the major TV series and movies, such as in the TV Series "Doubt" (CBS), The Deleted, Bad Hair, 2 Broke Girls, Robert Irwine (CW network), Panic At The Disco, Wolf of Wall street and more. With a deep respect for privacy, she has also skillfully doubled for well-known actresses, allowing her to explore different facets of the film industry including the acting training sessions and pre-production experience during her internships at Universal Studios (Hollywood Media Bridge Production). Furthermore, her athletic skills (tennis), combined with artist versatility, not only enhanced her range as a performer but have also contributed to her overall growth and presence on screen. Natasha's journey has been shaped by significant experiences, including the loss of her beloved grandmother. These moments have deeply impacted her, yet led her to consider the possibility of blending her first love for music with acting. Despite media controversies and speculative stories about her personal life, Natasha remained focused and resilient, embracing a new cultural environment.
Natasha's organic career highlights her exceptional talent, transcending conventional media coverage and earning recognition for her genuine artistry and dedication. Inspired by directors like Christopher Nolan, David Lynch, and Quentin Tarantino, her fusion of styles and versatile approach contributes to a new era of artistic expression in music and motion pictures in the digital age.- IMDb Mini Biography By: S.Grubman