Phone: (773) 842-0506
• Executive Producer and writer of released debut CD
“Flowers In the Ghetto” April 2007; selling 1,800 units at first release.
Over 1,000 download, as well as, 300 units have been sold through internet
sites promoting independent artists. “Flowers In the Ghetto” is now available
at Moni Rashad; www.cdbaby.com/cd/monirashad
and can also be purchased at Dr. Wax Records in Hyde Park and North Chicago
as well as House of Africa, Chicago; www.houseofafricaskc.com
• Venues: Taste of Chicago, DuSable Museum, Cotton
Club, Close up II, Harold Washington Cultural Center, Legacy Theater,
Camp Ronora, Various churches in the Mid West, Borders Bookstores, Pump
Room, Cotton Club, Island Records.
• Writer: Wrote “Flowers In the Ghetto” for currently
released CD; wrote tribute poem to Winnie Mandela for “Expo for Today’s
Black Woman” Gala; author and writer of “Forgotten Pearls” developed at
Legacy Theater in Blue Island, Illinois; writer of “Free Spirit” accompanied
by Rory Flack- Berghart in “Ebony on Ice” and currently editing first
novel titled “How to Grow in the Wilderness”.
• Theater Portrayals:
Portrayed Phyllis Hyman, Angela Davis, Tammy Terrell, and Mehalia Jackson.
• Theater Narrator:
Narrator for V. Holmes “Tribute to Motown Greats”, as well as, for “Forgotten
Pearls and the Phyllis Hyman Tribute.
• Vocals: Received personal invite to open for Bernie
Mac’s Monday Night Open “Mic” at the Cotton Club in Chicago, Illinois.
Background vocals for the following artists: Billie Dickens, Ken Chaney,
Alvin Farrakhan, Sue Conway, Andre Crouch, Doc’s Fish radio voice over,
Jazz vocals with jazz trumpeter Kafele.
• Columbia College; Chicago, Illinois: studied music theater and music
• Kenwood Academy High School; Chicago, Illinois: focused on theater and