Amythyst Kiah Breaks Free of “Shut Up and Sing” Policy

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Amythyst Kiah talks about her new album featuring the Grammy-nominated single, "Black Myself."


 
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Amythyst Kiah talks about her new album featuring the Grammy-nominated single, "Black Myself." She discusses mental health and the song written about her mother’s death, "Wild Turkey." She talks about breaking free of the “shut up and sing” policy and how she's now able to fully express herself as a Black and queer artist in her music and on stage.

“I represent the very thing I needed to see when I was growing up,” Kiah says.

TW: this episode discusses topics of suicide and trauma

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