Question by  Dontbugme (697)

What is Mya's nationality?

I would like to learn more about the poet Mya.


Answer by  CashAsh (11)

Mya was born in Washington DC to an Afro-Jamaican father and a mother of Italian descent. Her father's name is Sherman Harrison and her mother's name is Theresa.


Answer by  Gabriel (2146)

Mya is American, born Washington, D. C. area in 1979 and raised in the Maryland suburbs. Her father is from Jamaica and her mother is of Italian decent, and her mixed genetic heritage blends beautifully, physically. She briefly attended college at the University of Maryland, but decided to focus on a recording career instead.


Answer by  3edad (219)

If you are meaning the poet Maya Angelou, she is African-American. You may also be meaning the singer Mya who African-American and Italian.

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