Amy True is fast becoming one of the most influential and talked about personalities in the UK Hip Hop scene, delivering a positive message, while packing a lyrical punch with a wide appeal, speaking to both younger audiences and long-time Hip Hop fans alike.
Amy has gained recognition for her unique ability to combine different musical styles, being equally formidable in both her ability to sing, and her ability to deliver fast paced gritty lyricism.
Never shying away from controversy, and renowned for her live performances, Amy’s music deals with both contemporary issues that society faces, while also digging deep tackling the trials and tribulations of everyday life.
Amy’s music reflects her passion in supporting young people in fulfilling their ambitions and potential, and also her love of community and the world around her.
In her career so far, Amy has supported acts including Slum Village, Mos Def, Public Enemy, and also Afrika Bambatta.
A former member of the group Caxton Press, Amy has also featured on Akala’s latest album ‘Knowledge is Power 2’ as well as being a part of Benjamin Zephaniah’s forthcoming unreleased album. As a member of Peoples Army, Amy has also collaborated on several tracks with artists like Logic and Lowkey, and has also worked with the Asian Dub Foundation.
In 2012, Amy was nominated for and won, the Reader’s choice award for best UK female rapper in ‘Wordplay’ Magazine.
Expect big things from Amy True in the near future. She’s just getting started, has a lot to say, and has a work ethic unrivalled in the rap game. Amy lives and breathes Hip Hop, and her raw love of the world’s oldest art form shines through in her music.