DescriptionStarting off as a young actress on the Nickelodeon sitcom, My Brother and Me, Amanda Diva is no stranger to the madness that is showbiz.Moving to New York City in 1999 she was exposed and immediately hooked to the hip-hop culture in a completely new way from her hometown of Orlando, FL. Soon she was writing and performing on the spoken word poetry scene before being chosen to be on Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam (02 & 05).When the director of Sirius Satellite Radio discovered her, she found herself unsuspectingly breaking into the music business as a radio personality on Breakfast at Divas (03-08).During that time she managed to obtain a Masters in African American studies from Columbia University and also landed her dream job as the face of hip-hop on MTV2 interviewing close to every relevant hip-hop/R&B artist of the last 10 years including Jay-Z, Nas, Mariah Carey, Pharrell Williams, and even acting heavyweights like Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx.Divas love for music led her to fulfill her dream of being a recording artist herself. She has released numerous EPs and has toured/worked with greats like Q-Tip, The Roots, Talib Kweli, and Lupe Fiasco to name a few.Her TO DO list is never ending she still continues to speak as a culture critic, a comedy commentator, and a music expert on VH1, a host and a creator of Diva Speak TV, a host of Speaking Of on Music Choice, a host and a creator of The Spark on AOLs BlackVoices.com, and a star of the reality web show Technicolor Lover on Damon Dashs CreativeControl.Diva has always expressed a commitment to creativity and originality not only in her music but also as a visual artist. Her paintings are known for their vivid and whimsical abstract imagery and have intrigued many a celebrity including Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz.Her work can also be seen on painted murals around the world, from Grenada to Berlin to New York. As well, her hand painted bag line Spectrum has been featured on
Old Soulz, New York Member Since October 2011 Artist Statement Mission Old Soulz Ent. Inc. believes in unlimited possibilities in art. We aim to create things and an atmosphere that will inspire and move the minds of people based on our main theme of “Art – Nature – Peace”.
OSE performs the following services:
・ Agent for artists, designers, apparel brands ・ Artist Bookings and Management ・ Event Planning and Coordination ・ Graphic, Web Design and Media Art ・ Music and Video Production