“LADY KEYZ” merges’ rap house and reggae in an unapologetic gangsta tone. Her rhymes are a fusion of pundit lyrics in a methodic tone that bring audiences back to their roots in a soulful way.
Born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Miami, Florida Dade County 305, Lady uses the challenges she suffered as a child to revive the music and pulse of the hood. From her eclectic fashion to her sultry demeanor; she reflects the beauty, struggle, and resistance of inner-city life.
At the young age of five, Lady’s life took a dramatic turn when her father Clive was incarcerated on a conspiracy ect . Her mom Lilieth and Aunt and four siblings struggled to survive on low-income . At eight, she was diagnosed with a disease that left her paralyzed from the waist down. Her doctors said she would never walk again. Still, her indomitable spirit proved them wrong and two months later she walked out of the hospital.
Lady continued to fight excessively and was frequently transferred from school to school. When she began to have run-ins with the law, Lady realized it was time to channel new energy. She began to perform her written rhymes. Music became a vehicle for healing herself and others.
In the vain of female micees MC Lyte and Queen Latifah, who used their strength, not sexuality, to sell records; Lady used music to celebrate the growing pains of underprivileged youth. She became a voice for the voiceless.
In 1997, Lady met three young women, Jan-Ice, Goldie, and Peaches. They became the rap group HOT GRITS. Initially, Lady was a little skeptical about being a member of a group. To her surprise, it would be one of the most wonderful experiences of her life. Hot Grits toured Florida, courtesy of 99 Jams, a leading radio station in Miami. They performed together for three successful years at venues such as Dr. Martin luther king parade, The club house where other up