Posts made in July, 2013

Westword Music Showcase 2013 winners LadySpeech Best Female MC

Thank you to everyone that voted this year in the 2013 Westword Music Showcase Awards. It is an honor to rep for Denver and to rep for Hip Hop. Love and light and thank you for all your support!   http://blogs.westword.com/backbeat/2013/07/westword_music_showcase_2013_w.php

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Dear America, I’m STILL gonna have Black Babies!

Dear America, I’m still gonna have babies. Your hatred of me isn’t going to tell my womb what to do. I am greater than you. There was no plan for my people. Any of my people. We were all supposed to die. You have done an amazing job of almost killing us. But you can’t quite get rid of us. Every time you come soooooo close. Yet no cigar. This is what fuels your anger these days. It’s the fact that I, we will not stay down. I used to fear having babies. I mean WHO in their right mind would want to do that right!? Who would want to bring any life let alone BLACK life into this hateful world. There is a good chance that I’ll bury my child before my child gets the chance to bury me. There is a chance that my child will be slain by the effects of colonization...

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Who is LadySpeech?

LadySpeech Sankofa is a renaissance woman. An artist, speaker, writer and poet, LadySpeech is the epitome of her name. A performer who uses her art for healing, progression and revolution, Speech is one of the premier wordsmiths out of Denver, Colorado. Each year since making her break-out debut as host one of the original hosts of Café Nuba, (founded by Ashara Ekundayo) Speech has elevated her status and stature. Using her creativity and observations of society to create unique and original works, the Libra high priestess has opened doors for women all over the city. Hailing from the neighborhood of Park Hill, LadySpeech has offered her unique hosting touch to shows including Talib Kweli, Oscar Browne Junior, Amiri Baraka, Desmond Tutu, India Arie and others. A...

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Regrets before dying, a promise to myself.

The was a report issued on the most frequently expressed regrets that people say on their death beds. The top 5 regrets of the dying. 1. I wish I hadn’t worked so hard. 2. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends. 3. I wish I had let myself be happier. 4. I wish I had the courage to express my true self. 5. I wish I’d lived a life true to my dreams, instead of what others expected of me. My promise to My Self, My Family, My Village, My Friends, My Community, My Earth, My World, My Loves, My future children, My Past Life Children, My Present Children born of my heart, My Fathers, My Ancestors, My God, My Goddess, My Universe, MY SELF, Dear Me, Do not live in prison. There is a world of happiness for you to have. The cup of abundance runneth over for...

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Sponsor

Sponsor

Hi, I’m Carlos and I run Blu Bambu. Blu Bambu is a brand identity design firm dedicated to helping small to mid-sized businesses, artists and organizations from around the world manage and project an effective brand name and image. It was a pleasure to sponsor LadySpeech with a complete SEO friendly web site including one of the best content management systems (CMS) and a fully integrated blog. Keep in mind that our main goal is to provide you with inspirational visual design (print, web, video) that is clean and stylish, projecting your intended message effectively. Blu Bambu’s success is measured by the quality of design that enables you to stand out above the competition while building the brand recognition you need. And if that wasn’t...

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