A little rough around the edges, with a light that shineS RESILIENTLY, Shea Freedom is an upcoming artist WANT TO keep an eye on.
Born in Los Angeles, ca Freedom was raised in California’s foster care system where he was subject to 28 different placements. Like 68% of foster youth Freedom emancipated into homelessness. No doubt the early instability would prepare him for the fast paced life on the road. He has found his home on stages across the nation. In song or as a keynote speaker, you can find Freedom advocating for foster youth, transgender and environmental issues. Freedom has traveled solo all over the United States via thumb and motorcycle, collecting stories from the back of shrimp boats in the Gulf of Mexico to the festivals upon the shores of Hawaii. Freedom brought the love on tour in 2016 opening for world renowned artist Trevor Hall in Arizona & California.
As a member of the LGBTQ community Freedom was awarded the 2016 Rising Star Award by Black Trans Men Inc and has shared the stage with renowned LGBTQ artist Goddess & She who were featured on the Showtime hit series "The L Word."In 2015 Freedom was invited by sisters Chloe & Leah of Rising Appalachia to tour in AZ, CA and CO. You can find Freedom out sharing the good vibes at festivals alongside artist such as Matisyahu, Nahko & Medicine For The People, Arise Roots, Earth Guardians, Tribal Seeds, Dustin Thomas, Mike Love and many more influential artist.