Andy Mineo, New York’s sensational christian hip hop artist is bringing his signature sounds to the Newport Music Hall!
Andy (birth name Andrew Aaron Mineo) was born in Syracuse in 1988 and when he was in the 8th grade, he went to Christian camp where he was exposed to gospel music. While in high school he worked as a music producer and after graduating from college, he joined rap group Fat Camp and they were the opening act for major artists such as Jadakiss, The Roots and Common. He moved to New York City to start his solo career and released his first mixtape (Sin is Wack Vol. 1) in 2009. He experienced a surge in popularity after collaborating with fellow Christian rapper Lecrae (on his single, Background) and went on to release 2 studio albums (both of which hit the top 5 on Billboard’s Top Rap Albums chart).
Don’t miss your chance to see this artist blend christian faith with hip hop music to create something extraordinary!