Tish Hyman

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Tish Hyman
Tish Hyman 2015.jpg
Background information
Birth name Latisha “ Tish” Hyman
Born 1983
the Bronx, NY
Genres Hip hop, R&B
Occupation(s) Rapper, singer, songwriter
Years active 2013–present
Labels Listen2Tish/EMPIRE
Associated acts Fabolous, Dom Kennedy, Alicia Keys, Ty Dolla Sign, Timothy Bloom
Website listen2tish.com

Latisha "Tish" Hyman (born 1983),[1] commonly known as Tish, is an American singer-songwriter and rapper.

Early life[edit]

Hyman was born and raised in the Bronx,[2][3] where she began battle rapping at an early age.[4][5]

Career[edit]

Beginnings[edit]

In 2010 Hyman moved to Los Angeles, California and began writing songs for other artists.[6] In 2011 she wrote a song for Ahsan Watts which helped him get signed to Interscope, and gave Hyman recognition as a songwriter.[4] She subsequently landed a publishing deal at Universal Music Publishing Group and went on to write songs with Alicia Keys, Diddy, Kanye West and Kelly Rowland.[6][7]

Single release and EP[edit]

Hyman's first single, Subway Art, was released on March 3, 2015,[8] and the video premiered on The Fader on April 27, 2015.[7] The song, which describes the struggles of those who use the New York City subway trains on a daily basis,[3] brought stylistic and vocal comparisons to Lauryn Hill.[2][4][9] Her second single, "Home For Christmas", premiered on Vibe and on Ebro Darden's radio show on December 15, 2015.[10]

She was featured on Fabolous' 2015 single You Made Me[2][4] and on Dom Kennedy's 2015 single "2 Bad". She was the first female rapper in 2015 to successfully complete the "5 Fingers of Death" freestyle challenge on Sway in the Morning on Sirius XM.[11][12] She wrote Ty Dolla Sign's "Horses in the Stable" off his 2015 album Free TC.[13]

Hyman's debut EP, Dedicated To, was released on July 12, 2016,[14] with production by Bink, William Larsen, Timothy Bloom, Dave Kuncio, Nate Walka and others.[4][7][8]

Touring[edit]

She opened for Jill Scott on the US leg of her 2015 tour.[15][16]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
Dedicated To:

Singles[edit]

  • "Subway Art" (March 15, 2015)
  • "Home For Christmas" (December 12, 2015)
  • "What It Feels Like" - Feat.Ty Dolla $ign & Dej Loaf (April 7, 2017)

Appears on[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Chi-Raq Big Thelma Credited as Latisha Hyman

References[edit]

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