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SY SMITH
Sy Olivia Smith (born February 18, 1978) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actress, and music producer. Sy Smith has released four albums and twenty singles during her career. She is also the president of her own recording label, Psyko! Incorporation. In addition, Smith has composed and written songs for many singers including Carlos Santana, Brand New Heavies, Mýa, Terry Lewis, and many other recording artists. Smith's musical genre has varied throughout her career including R&B, Go-go, soul, funk, jazz, and neo soul. Her artistic influences include Michael Jackson, Minnie Riperton, Sly Stone, Diana Ross, Chuck Brown, and Sheila E.. Smith has pioneered in the sound "Electrosoul" and "Futuristic soul", an amalgam of funk, neo soul, and R&B that has influenced many other musicians. She was also a key figure in the rise of the "Indie Soul" movement. Smith has a soprano vocal range with the ability to utilize the whistle register. She is also known for her signature songs "Fly Away With Me", "Aquarius Rising", "Ain't Nobody's Bizness", and "Fa'Sho". She is often referred to as The Underground Queen of R&B and Soul.
 
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Sy Smith 2012 SoulMusic.com Interview
Interview recorded March 7, 2012 In a class all to herself, the electronically-soulful singer/songwriter/actress Sy Smith is back with her latest album, FAST AND CURIOUS. This talented lady has graced the stage alongside music icons like Whitney Houston, Sheila E., and Rickey Minor, not to mention also having sung background on American Idol. Akim Bryant caught up with Sy recently to discuss her overwhelming achievements, and what it’s like to be called the hardest working woman in underg...
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