The One And Only 


The Diva Lyn
International Underground
House & GospelHouse Artist 

#The Diva Lyn
(Birthname: Leonard Smith - Hicks), was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois April 19, in the 1960"s on the Westside  at Cook County Hospital  Ward 54 in the 60s and grow up on the Southside on the Low End, 43rd  Street in the Robert Taylor Homes building 4429. And later 7309 So. Champlain Ave. one of the buildings owned by my parents.
In the middle of everything good and bad , with  him being a 60s baby and the youngest of two biological sisters and a brother , but raised as a Middle Class  Only Child by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Hicks. The Diva Lyn's style of music was that 70s, 80s, and 90s in all  types of music, but his love for music  from the 20s, 30s, and 40s was born and raised in The First Church of Deliverance #FCD
4315 So. Wabash Ave. Chicago, Ill, Founded  by The Right Rev. Clarence H. "Preacher" Cobbs in 1929 the birthplace of Gospel Music. Lyn "The Diva Lyn" was born around and in Music and just have a Great Love for music. 
The Diva Lyn has been singing most of his life generally and professionally he has sung and traveled  in  his home church choir  The First Church of Deliverance for over 40 plus years, and  has backed up some Great Artists  in Gospel and Secular music with the choir. He has song with many gospel community choirs, Chicago All  City Choir,  a short time with Ricky Dillard & The New Generation Chorale ,  Rev. James Cleveland and The LA Gospel Messengers. 

Well after moving to New York living in Brooklyn "Bedstay Do Or Die" sometime in 2008 he bumped into a young man by the name of  R. J . McMillan but goby the name Mudd Buddy not knowing what was about to take place. In April of 2008  a song  by the title of "Suck A Dick, and Tell A Lie Later" was presented to The Diva and asked to record a single of the song to a track, on June 23, 2009 it was relesed  as a EP  and has went on to hit charts and remixed to this day. In August of 2009 he finished the project " This Is Our Time" and was released September 4, 2009 on Willa's Boi Len Music Label and it's been a ride every secen, in 2013 after being Named and placed on Top 10 Artist and having and still holding 4 singles on Top 10, Top 50 and Top 100 charts to tihs day. in  December of 2013 LYN  was Crowed "The Diva Lyn"  the singer/songwriter guilty of inspiring others to sing for the love of it and not just the Fame.

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Lyn with life long friend the one and only  Legendary House Diva Celeda