Namywa

Saturday 25 September 2021

Hailing from Birmingham, Namywa is an international recording artist and songwriter speaking truth to power, with a fearless lyrical approach to subjects that mean a lot to her.

 

Whether singing with just a guitar accompaniment or a full band her unique singing style is leaving music lovers feeling that once again, the world may see another great voice emerge from the region that amongst others, gave the world Joan Armatrading and Laura Mvula.

Namywa’s music is inspired by artists like Amy Winehouse, Diana Gorden, Yebba, and Paloma Faith. Using life as a muse Namywa writes songs that deliver on true emotions, surprising listeners with a voice and aura way beyond her years, blending genres of R&B, Soul, Jazz and Pop music.

In the live setting, she is quite simply a force of nature, with her striking styling and accomplished stagecraft, making her the focal point of an exciting all-female band of musicians. Namywa supported the likes of Public Enemy, Gregory Porter, Brian Jackson, The Floacist, Jimmy Cliff, Teedra Moses, Jacob Banks, Etta Bond and played on the same day as Snarky puppy at Cheltenham Jazz Festival.

Loved by fans from all over the West Midlands Namywa has been nominated for Best Solo Female 2020 (Birmingham Music Awards) in the same category as Lady Leshurr and Ruby Turner. Namywa’s live music is a collection of dramatic, powerful songs perfect for the makings of a great debut album. Fans have long awaited the release of new music from this heartfelt songwriter and 2021 promises great things from Namywa and new music for fans to live with.

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