Born and raised in Charleston, SC, Amanda's love affair with music began as a child at the age of 5, when she started singing in the SunBeam Choir at Mother Emanuel AME Church. Heavily influenced by Bob Marley in her early years and then later on by 2-Pac and Ne-Yo, she possesses a unique musical style and has become a dynamic singer with a “pen-game” that is ever evolving.
Her desire to touch the lives of others influences Amanda’s songwriting. From the real life experiences of those around her and her own battles and triumphs Amanda writes truth in her lyrics.
Amanda possess a drive like no other, and a work ethic only comparable to the likes of Beyonce and Janet Jackson. She is truly a rising star.