Conya Doss (born June 13, 1972) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist and has been a major figure in independent music for over one decade. Conya is known as an innovator and is widely known for her eclectic work and light vocal range. She is known as The Queen of Indie Soul. Her music combines R/B, Soul, Funk, Neo-Soul, Jazz. Conya was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and developed an interest in music at an early age. .. Doss has been singing since she was five. She attended Cleavland School of Arts. She later received her teaching credential and has become a teacher of children with special needs in the Cleveland Public School system. She began using music in her classroom as a way to connect with her students and her debut album A Poem About Ms. Doss was inspired by a heartfelt letter from one of her students. Conya also mentors teen girls, tutors, and is an active philanthropist for breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, and mental health awareness.