Queen, a native of Colorado Springs, CO, now residing in Atlanta GA, is currently blazing an inferno throughout the spoken word scene and across the U.S. A published poet and powerful performer, her words are guaranteed to leave audiences captivated and breathless as she unmasks her heart and soul on stage. Queen is destined to leave a vast impact on the poetry world, authentically intermingling thought and experiences to symbolize her perceptions on life while using knowledge and wisdom to educate those listening to her words.
Queen classifies herself as a Universal Expressionist. She has been seen on BET’s 106 and Park with AJ and Free and the NBC Television Network. She has been heard internationally on XM Satellite radio, neomusiq.com, newblackcity.com and has been featured on local radio stations throughout the southeast.
Right now her freshmen CD, “X Chromosome” is receiving airplay on the Black College Radio circuits. Her books, “Chocolate Teardrops” and “Skywalkin” have been adapted for spoken word recording released as “X Chromosome” and is also scripted for the theatrical stagings of “SAY IT LOUD, being Black, been Proud and “How Black People became Stuck between the Rock and a Hard Place”. Other samples of Queen’s work can be found in the 1998 Coffee House Edition poetry compilation “Journey to Infiniti”.
A seasoned competitor, she was a finalist in the Annual 1999 African American Show Case at the Laff House in Philadelphia and winner of the Jokes On Us Showcase in Laurel MD, earning her an opening spot for BET’s Comic View comedian, RoBo. She sat in for Sonia Sanchez at the Schombeg Museum in Harlem, NY, opened for Sister Deadria Farmer-Paellman for the fight against REPARATIONS. Her resume goes for pages having performed at prestigious colleges and universities.
From the minute she parts her lips, you can feel her history of pain and echoes of lessons taught from her time within the Five Percent Nation of Gods and Earths, factors that helped shape her life, empowered her words and governed her actions.
It’s easy to see where she gets the fuel to set fires all over the spoken word scene, forcing her way to the frontline of the poetry movement while others are content to watch from the background. Queen is definitely destined to do great things thru her poetry. Without question, Queen is a very profound storyteller, poet and a force to be reckoned with.
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