During our chat, Hope expounded on the difficulties in her home and the how the loss of her mother brought music deep into her life.
After moving to LA, Hope found a superb support system which gave her voice a new meaning. And through it all, she dealt with a hearing loss without letting anyone know. How, after having operations to fix the situation, how did it effect her singing? Hope tells us all.
We also get to hear songs from her debut, Introducing Hope Waits.