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Feb3

Rikers Island RMSC Women's Facility

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Rikers Island RMSC Women's Facility, New York

PAST HIGHLIGHTS


*Opened for Janelle Monae at pre-Event for BET Awards in LA after winning BET Hip-Hop contest
*Headlined at Syracuse State University
*Showtime At the Apollo - 3x winner
*Howard University Homecoming featured artist
*Opened for Patti Labelle at The Kennedy Center
*Headlined at Texas Women University
*Opened for Lupe Fiasco in Seattle, Washington
*Opened for Ledisi at Layla Lounge in Washington, DC
*Performed at national unveiling of Martin Luther King, Jr. monument on Washington Mall on event featuring President Obama, Aretha Franklin and a plethora of entertainers, designers and activists
*Performed at Arc Theater in DC with National Symphony Orchestra
*Opened for Maybach Music Group artist Stalley at Tamany Hall in NYC
*Opened for Maybach Music Group artist Wale at Howard University Cramton Auditorium's Haiti benefit
*Featured at South Carolina State University
*Featured narrating poet in College Fever stage play orchestrated by Jay Cameron on student loans
*Featured in Buffalo, New York at Blush Nightclub for Verbal Love Experience
*Hosted poetry workshop for adults at Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum branch in DC
*Performed at Celebrity Fatherhood panels in Harlem and Rikers Island featuring NBA legends Amare Stoudemire, Allan Houston, Etan Thomas, Styles P from The LOX, Chris Broussard of ESPN News, the late Malcolm Shabazz, The Last Poets, grammy nominated poet J. Ivy and more
*Headlined at SUNY Orange Campus in Newburgh, NYC
*Toured with Grammy nominated singer Kelly Price in Miami, Chicago, Memphis, NYC and DC for the 'This Is Who I Am' album tour
*Featured poet on Tied To Greatness tour with fashion designer Alex Ellis performing at high schools for male teens in Atlanta, Philadelphia, Harlem and Prince George's County, MD
*Headlined at Harrisburg College in Harrisburg, PA
*Featured at Santos Party House in NYC hosted by Angela Yee from The Breakfast Club and Power 105.1 and organized by Scholarich Foundation.
*Opened for Floetry's The Floacist in Baltimore, Marlyand at The Senator
*Featured performer at Public Allies and United Way NYC forum on Dismantling School to Prison Pipeline
*Featured performer for WPFW radio national poetry month event at Bohemian Caverns in Washington, DC
*Performance/talent contest winner at Lehman College in the Bronx hosted by actress Rosario Dawson and NYC's Hot 97
*Performed 2014 and 2015 International African Arts Festival in Brooklyn, NYC
*Performed at Times Square Marriott Marquis for 2014 Natural Hair Expo
*Performed at event with Fonzworth Bentley for junior highschoolers in the DC area in 2014
*Performed at Brooklyn museum at event which featured hip-hop artist Saigon hosted by Juvenile Justice Project
*Performed at NYC's 2015 Allstar weekend NBA Youth Summit event captured by BET and featured NBA legends Isaiah Thomas, Alonzo Mourning, Etan Thomas, actor Hosea Chanchez and many others
*Performed at The Source Magazine's Source360 conference alongside David Banner, Jasiri X, Notorious's Faith Evans actress Antonique Smith and others
*Performed internationally in Port Of Spain, Trinidad at Kaiso's Blues Café hosted by Mark Hardy and Yung Rudd
*Host and featured performer at Rikers Island monthly poetry night for those incarcerated
*Hosted and performed at The Griot in 2015; first day of school event at Chavez Schools in DC which featured grammy singer Raheem Devaughn, TV journalist Jeff Johnson, former NFL player Keith Willis and others
*Featured in 2015 on Health and Hip-Hop panel hosted by LA's Black AIDS Institute at Morgan State University.
*2015 featured guest poet at Columbia University via their Center For Justice
*Featured with HBO Def Poets at Spring Black Arts Festival at Howard University
*Featured performer at Dreams Fulfillment Foundation educational fundraising event for youth in West African countries.
*Featured at The African Poetry Theatre in Jamaica, Queens in 2015
*Performed at Diddy's restaurant Justin's in Atlanta
*Performed at Drom Lounge in New York City hosted by HOT 97's DJ Spynfo
*Headlined at University of Maryland College Park in 2012 for the Black Student Union
*Messiah and Friends event host and organizer in New York City and Washington, DC since 2010
*Performed at 41st anniversary of Nation Of Gods and Earths in Harlem in 2012