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  • Shannon Briggs: A Freestyle

    Shannon Briggs: A Freestyle

    ShayBriggs holds it down at Loyola University in New Orleans. A native of Pittsburgh, Pa…and from the same area as the Director, she came through and gave us 15 minutes of flow, voice and inspiring words. Look out for this young lady!

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  • Bomani Armah: President’s Talking About Change

    Bomani Armah: President’s Talking About Change

    Meld the cutting social wit of Aaron MacGruder and the boundless creativity of Andre 3000, and you have a glimpse of multi-media artist, Bomani Armah. Bomani is a man of many titles, skills and alter egos.

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  • Maimouna Youssef: The Realest Thing

    Maimouna Youssef: The Realest Thing

    Maimouna “Mumu Fresh” Youssef is a Grammy nominated seasoned singer, emcee, songwriter and poet. She received a Grammy nomination for her contribution on the Roots hit “Don’t Feel Right” in 2007 for best rap song.

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  • Solomon Slyce: Pie

    Solomon Slyce: Pie

    Photographer, Poet, Emcee and beat-boxer, Solomon Slyce holds it down for The Angle.    

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  • Deborjha Blackwell: Keep Up With My Puns

    Deborjha Blackwell: Keep Up With My Puns

    One of DC’s finest poet, spoken word artists and activists. https://www.facebook.com/deborjha.blackwell

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  • Nigel Greaves: Black Fist

    Nigel Greaves: Black Fist

    Nigel D. Greaves is a New Yorker living, working, playing and creating in and around Washington, DC. He has taken the opportunity to build skills in a wide cross section of fields including; creative writing and video production, philanthropy and nonprofit management, education and youth development. Currently a film producer, high school counselor and community volunteer, Nigel aims to bridge the gaps between his different worlds whenever possible, remembering always to work on improving his left handed dribble.

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  • Mello D: Hip-Hop

    Mello D: Hip-Hop

    Hip-hop band Mello-D & the Rados was founded by Darnley “Mello-D” Hodge in Richmond, Virginia in 1996. Mello-D was born August 1, 1977 in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1980, he and his family moved to Alexandria, Virginia. At the age of nine Darnley started playing clarinet and saxophone. He also began rapping.

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  • Young Tree: Emceeing

    Young Tree: Emceeing

    Kentry Kinard, also known as Young Tree, is a writer, journalist, activist, spoken word artist and emcee.

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