Venzella Joy is one of pop music's premier drummers. She gained a great deal of worldwide recognition as the heartbeat of Beyonces all-girl band. Venzella Joy was born in Lockport, New York. She began playing drums at the tender age of 10 receiving her earliest training in school and at her local church. After high school Joy attended Canisius College in Buffalo, NY and graduated with a B.A. in Criminal Justice with a minor in music.
That same year Joy joined the cast of MTVs Making His Band where she was noticed as a female drummer who gave new meaning to the phrase œhit like a girl. As Joys musical career began to thrive, her personal life weakened at the passing of her mother.
Venzella Joy referenced her mother's words, "I see your dreams coming true," in her first single, Live released in 2014. Those dreams finally came true in February of 2014 when she became the drummer for Beyonce.
Today this highly sought-after entertainer travels the world captivating audiences with her hypnotic rhythms and mesmerizing performances. When not touring with Queen Bey, Venzella Joy divides her career between acting, producing music and performing as an independent artist. She can also be seen occasionally as the guest drummer on Seth Meyers, drumming at Drais in Las Vegas and on Beyoncas Homecoming Netflix movie.