Amy True, Free Thinking British Born, London Based, Irish/Ugandan poet, rapper, singer songwriter who creates conscious Hip Hop, Soul & Jazz in a variety of ways.

Amy is an independent Artist who is also part of the ‘Peoples Army Movement’.   She has Supported acts like Rodney P, Black Twang, Slum Village, illa J, Mos Def, Immortal tech, RA Da Rugged Man & Public Enemy to name a few.  Whilst collaborating on Albums with the likes of Akala, Benjamin Zephaniah, Shabaka Hitchin Congo Natty & Asian Dub Foundation.

“Hear Me Now”
For POW! festival 2020, Amy has been commissioned to create an exciting body of new music, in collaboration with twenty young people from Thanet, brought together by youth charity, Pie Factory Music. This new show “Hear Me Now” seeks to empower young voices, and re-imagine a better future for today’s youth, exploring important issues such as climate change, crime, cyber bullying, education, work opportunities. Amy, who is a member of People’s Army Movement, believes that the British system is failing young people. She is also a passionate youth mentor in her spare time. “Hear Me Now” in its entirety will be premiered in Margate, during POW! Festival in March 2020. This project is funded by PRS Foundation.

Part of Songbirds Series with POW!

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Songbirds Series

Wed 26 February - Sat 30 May 2020
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Amy True with Drummer Giuliano Osella

Wed 26 February 2020

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