Shy Speaks

Shy Speaks

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Shy Speaks - HEAVEN

Shy Amos, also known as ShySpeaks, is an American hip hop and spoken word artist. With her soulful voice, thoughtful lyrics and irrepressible confidence Shy is winning fans from San Francisco to the UK and nations in between. Her rhymes are brilliant, spiritual and introspective; she's on another level. Simply put, ShySpeaks is renaissance! As evident in her mission, “…to treat the words artist, advocate, and activist as one in the same”, the female lyricist is expanding her catalog of inspirational music and poetry to showcase a fresh, universal sound. Shy is a very proud native of Dallas, TX.

Christened as a quintessential renaissance voice Shy is sought after by some of today’s top recording artists and organizations for her songwriting, custom poetry, and speaking skills. When she is not in the studio recording, writing or performing live; she is at the helm of our nation's most plaguing political and socio economic issues as a advocate for literacy. Shy highlights the ingredients of her success to her faith in God, hard work, family and dedication. She is committed to ensuring that her fans receive the best of her with her third upcoming project, slated for a 2017 release.

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Genre: Gospel
Subgenre: Hip-Hop
From: Dallas, TX