Interview conducted by: FlexTarae
The Grammy-winning multi-platinum
artist is at a new place in her life and is rocking a groove that's deliciously
grown, secure and definitely sexy!! The changes Mya's gone through allow her
to be the women she is right now.
Her fourth cd and her
Universal Motown Record's debut is "Liberation" and it's the sounds
of a singer expressing herself with no limits. "Liberation is a clean
slate; my most expressive, vulnerable album",
What you been up to ?
Just working really
hard. Traveling, seeing the world.
What's different about this
Time for one. Mya has grown, I seen more of the world.
My father is back in my life. The album is very honest. Its darker than usual.
What do you feel album the new
crop of r&b songstresses?
They're cool. I
like them all. I honestly like everybody (laughs).
Tell me about ya acting projects.
The lastest project is called "Cover" I shot
that in Philadelphia. Bill Duke directed the film. It should be in theaters
in fall of '07. I'm serious with my acting. On my downtime I've been studying,
theater and taking classes.
What's the Mya Arts & Technology
Its a foundation that helps children, develop their
creative side. I'm from D.C. and as soon as I moved back from L.A. I wanted
to do something for the children there. There aren't many outlets for kids
in that area.
Would you ever date a regular
Yes, and I have.
Do regular guys approach you?
Yes, all the time, (laughs) guys in jail, write me and
say, when I come home we gonna get married (laughs) I like a man with high
Ok, lets get to it, are you
Yes, I'm currently single.
Damn....ok, that's what I like
to hear (laughs)
I heard you play the violin?
Yup, I sure do...I'm not a violinist, but I've been
playing since a child. I play it for the audience when I have an hour and
a half set.
The album got pushed back a
few times, do we have a release date yet?
Yes, yes.....September 18th
The song Ridin', was that based
on a personal event?
Yes, it was, and it was one of those "regular"
guys (laughs) I was up in the parking garage riding everywhere to see if he
was there (laughs)
Are you writing more on this
Yes, every song, with producers. This is a very honest
and personal Mya album.
Any Last words?
Yes, you can go to tmatf.com website for more info on
the foundation. And the myspace page is www.myspace.com/therealmya and sept.18th
look for the new album...thanks Flex