Who Is Holy Hip Hop Artist Keya Smith?
Born in Long Island New York. Raised in North Carolina, Keya Considers herself to a God fearing country city girl. Keya who discovered her passion for writing at the age of 9 years old. She remembers doing the dishes one evening, she would piece her first song together, sticking small parts to the refrigerator. Keya says by the time the dishes where done she had written her first song. She would then go on doing school talent shows, and local shows. As she became older. Music kind of fell on the back burner.
Dealing with the issues of life. Keya had no idea that Gods Grace was carrying her through life. Where she would be writing many testimonies for his glory. Though it would be a long journey. These trials and tribulations would strengthen her relationship with God. From being molested between the ages of 7-10, by her mothers boyfriend, and family members. At 16 years of age she found herself homeless. Having a son at nineteen, to sign a record deal and touring at the age of 23.Not knowing if she would make it home alive. Becoming a heavy drinker by the age of 25, addicted to drugs . Keya saw her life spiraling out of control. BUT GOD! Keya says. Through it all. God kept her in spite of it all. Keya ministers through the gift God has giving her, for his glory, to speak on his mercy and grace. How her new life has began because of his son Jesus Christ. She is grateful to be used as one of his bold soldiers here on the earth.