Naki Akrobettoe: Speaking Positivity Into The Lives Of Her Community
Set to release her sophomore album "A Timeless Miracle", the Grand-daughter of Ghanian royalty Naki Akrobettoe is using her poetry to speak positive energy into the lives of her community. Her album which was recorded in six hours and is completely improv, is edgy, raw and familiar, with a voice described as rare, passionate and pure.
Naki was intrigued by the natural flow of expression, she studied historic writers such as Phyllis Wheatley, Langston Hughes, Toi Derricote and many more whilst at The University of Toledo after growing up in Columbus, Ohio in the U.S.
Her sanctified spoken word presence fuses plenty of intelligence and charisma for your ears. Naki has used her gifts to encourage others and has put her in passion in poetry to create endless opportunities for herself, including being able to perform for Lauryn Hill, open for hip hop artist Talib Kweli and perform on the same stage as Grammy Nominated Artist, Dwele.
It is said that life and death are in the power of the tongue. Naki, the performance poet gives you an intimate look into her creativity - her words must be heard.
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