Bio

"Poetry is LIFE, chiccy baritone speaks LIFE and what is life or chiccy without POETRY?"
 

DISCOGRAPHY

· Debut CD “Next In Line”

· Sophomore CD “Wildflower"

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

· Featured Artist on the campus of the University of Pretoria in South Africa for “UnMasked” poetry event

· Featured in Rolling On Magazine

· Performing Artist for the MLK Weekend Greenville county nonprofit organization

· Performing Artist on Carolina Now aired on WYCW Channel 62 - TV Now

· Featured writer in Impact Detroit Magazine, DeVon Franklin (Sony VP) Sparkle Holiday Edition

· ‘Church Girl’ aired as intro during radio interview with UP TV Network screen writer Rhonda F. Baraka (Pastor Brown, Trinity Goodheart, Marry Me For Christmas )

· Performer for ‘11th Annual Young Entrepreneur Conference,’ Auntie Karen Foundation, Benedict College

· Performing Artist for Bishop I.V. Hilliard’s ‘Reunion Sunday Family and Friends Festival’ Houston, TX

· Featured Monthly Writer for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Social Media Site, Ransom

· Featured in G Magazine, “Saved By the Written Word”

· Performing Artist for Billy Graham Ministries Annual “Rock the River Tour”

· Opening Act for Michelle Obama, Women’s Conference, Columbia, SC

· Cover of IMARA Woman Magazine

· MetroBeat Magazine, “Hip Hop: Chiccy Baritone – Upstate poet’s world outreach with spoken word”

· Voted ‘Best New Poet’ by Las Vegas Poets Society

· Featured in Greenville Magazine, “Young, Gifted and Black -16 African Americans changing the face of Greenville”

· South Carolina State University (SCSU) Review Magazine, "Distinguish Alumni under 40"

· Creator/Producer of annual all women poetry showcase, “R U Skooled: From a Woman’s Perspective Poetically”