I consider myself to be a modern day griot focusing on telling stories that redefine and re-appropriate "BLACK AMERICANA" highlighting and finding the beauty in the contradictions, pain and pride within "our stories" and thus hoping to discover and re-claim the beauty within my own. To me the art and the artist are one. As I seek to unlock and express what is contained in my own heart and to heal and celebrate my own beauty and spirit. The art will speak to who it needs to. CHECK OUT my original poetry. "https://soundcloud.com/tanishalynnprettyfire/sets/black-girl-super-powers
PRETTY FIRE. Subversive. Black Girl. Poet.