Christian Rap Artist Andy Mineo Uses Sign Language In New Video As A Tribute To His Sister

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Christian rap artist Andy Mineo releases the official music video for “Hear My Heart,” a tribute to his sister Grace during International Week of the Deaf.

AndyMineo“Hear My Heart” is a personal record for Mineo, a tribute to his big sister Grace who is deaf. “It’s just an honest record of me essentially apologizing to her for having never learned sign language growing up,” he explains openly during an interview with hip-hop culture icon and veteran Sway Calloway of Sirius XM’s Sway In The Morning. “We’re putting together a music video,” he continues, “I want to see sounds. So we’re really working on something creative and special for her because I really just want her to know that I love her and I’m sorry.”

To advocate for the Deaf Community, Mineo released the video for International Week of the Deaf 2016, a week recognized globally the last week of September, to support and raise awareness for this year’s theme “With Sign Language, I Am Equal.”

Mineo first announced the heartfelt song with a sign-language video he called the“Speechless Announcement” which left curious fans wondering what the rapper was cooking up. The song premiered on Sirius XM’s Sway In The Morning and then online with the popular music and entertainment lifestyle site, VIBE.com, who described Andy Mineo as “an artist with a purpose” and a “progressive rapper.”

Andy Mineo recently announced he will be will kick off the Friends & Family Tour with Special Guest Social Club Misfits in Atlanta on October 27. For more information on Andy Mineo, visit AndyMineo.com and @andymineo on Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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