The greatest thing about Lyrispect - the artist, the emcee, the visionary - is that not only does she leave you wanting to hear more of the artist, she leaves you wanting to hear more of the person as well. It’s an honor to know and be a fan of hers.
— Ms. Alyesha Wise, Author, Poet, Teacher, Creator

Whether paying tribute to Ntozake Shange, opening for Saul Williams or teaching youth about friendship, performance is where my words truly come to life. I write about love, social injustice, the state of the world and how to elevate beyond the tangible. Here the NAACP asked me to recap the accomplishments and milestones reached over the last 50 years while incorporating the national convention’s theme.