Sy Smith's contemporary album, the self-written and self-produced "Sometimes A Rose Will Grow In Concrete", has garnered the artist no longer only important acclaim, however it has additionally solidified her standing among an elite organization of internationally-identified ladies who are triple threats: singers/songwriters/manufacturers. Her career has spanned almost two decades and her resume boasts all of the bullet points of a respected veteran. This daughter of Promise Land moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Howard University and speedy became the cross-to woman for supporting vocals.
Having a voice that spans a Minnie Riperton-esque soprano but easily rides a funk pocket like Sly Stone, Sy has a musical flexibility it's allowed her to play with an exceedingly big range of artists. She started out her musical career journeying with Whitney Houston and went directly to sing with the likes of Chaka Khan, Meshell Ndegeocello, Sheila E., Usher, DJ Quik, The Foreign Exchange and lots of greater. While doing this, Sy became a riding force inside the unbiased soul motion on the west coast, freeing 4 solo albums and a live DVD to essential acclaim.