Samantha grew up in Concord, NC. She became independent at the age of 16 and moved to Boone, NC. She began writing poems and songs at the age of 8. She has been recognized as an outstanding poet and songwriter by many folks, including Poetry.com. Samantha has always written for other people.
Described by Vibe magazine as “one helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride” and by Pop Matters as “a treasure waiting to be found,” Toshi Reagon is a one-woman celebration of all that’s dynamic, progressive and uplifting in American music.