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Katrina Bastian better known as Skyy Divinity was born on November 22nd 1989 to Lorraine Newboldand Kevin Bastian in Freeport, Grand Bahamas. Katrinas’ desire to become a music producer, rapper, singer and songwriter started at an early age of 11 years old. Finding her love for music began when she started her first piano lessons at Woods Music Academy. After falling in love with the piano she decided to join St. Georges High School Marching Band, where she studied how to master the trumpet, which in turn joined Legend Marching Band. This gave her an opportunity to travel to Pensacola, Florida and meet with other young musicians and compete with other bands. To assist in executing her passion for music, her grandmother purchased a keyboard that contributed to fuel her musical desire. By staying at home, listening to the radio, she started to play the songs she heard on her keyboard. Rapping and singing along to the songs she heard, she knew at that moment she could write her own music. The step that helped boost her musical knowledge was a local studio, The Ultimate Dub Lab. They announced they were having a talent search for high school students, who were able to rap or sing. The winner would receive studio time, free beats, and a cash prize. Skyy and another male rapper from her school won the talent show. After composing a song for their school, the principal gave them a spot to perform at the high school gym during a special assembly. Local radio/TVstation ZNS News covered the event, as well as1600 students were cheering them on. The connection she made with the people from Dub Lab gave her the opportunity to become an apprentice learning the different aspects of music, the studio and being able to meet different musical artist. Trina, Richie Spice, Fanton Mojah, Gyptian, Isasha & Million Voice, and opening for Rapper Rick Ross in the Bahamas, as well as Ace Hood, Meek Mill and Mimi Faust from Love and Hip Hop : Atlanta. She also performed on a summer boat cruise which she head lined, in between all of this a mix tape entitled Phosphorescence was being created which dropped August 1st, 2014. Phosphorescence is available for download on Dat Piff at www.datpiff.com just search for Skyy Divinity.