Queen GodIs

Download audio | January 3, 2014

Queen GodIs – an international (Poet, Performance Artist, Artistic Director & Performance Art Therapist) whose work serves a host of communities seeking transformation through art. With a holistic approach to content & development, her inter-disciplinary work engages audiences in dialogue and activism that extend beyond the page and stage. As An Artist, Queen is a provocative lyricist with a penchant for Spirited Spoken Word, Hip Hop, Story-Telling, Movement and Soul. She has written and performed three off-Broadway shows including Birth of Power U (2007), directed by Tamilla Woodard of Launch Worldwide, Untitled #69: To Huemen (2008) directed by Una Osato & presented in conjunction with the Hip Hop Theater Festival, and Project Power U Revisited: A Choreopoem (2009) choreographed by director Nicco Annan & commissioned by New York Live Artsʼ Studio Residency Series. Queen’s celebrated debut album Power U! highlights her distinct vocal style and marries musical abstractions with straightforward social commentary. Her poetry is published in several international anthologies including a book-cd entitled Echos: Nubian Voyager, produced by Grammy-nominated duo, Les Nubians and the most recent CHORUS : A Literary Mixtape curated by Saul Williams.

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Rhymes: Method Man ft. Mary J. Blige "All I Need," Janet Jackson "Rhythm Nation," and Stop the Violence (Various Artists) "Self Destruction"

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