Poetra Asantewa on what Poetry means to her – WATCH

Ghanaian Spoken Word artiste Poetra Asantewa had a chat with the folks at The Authenticity Project (TAP) about her career. Asantewa spoke about what poetry means to her, quitting her job as...

Ghanaian Spoken Word artiste Poetra Asantewa had a chat with the folks at The Authenticity Project (TAP) about her career.

Asantewa spoke about what poetry means to her, quitting her job as a Network and Systems Administrator to pursue writing and poetry full time and a lot more.

TAP is “on a mission to identify and celebrate those who have gathered the courage to dare greatly.”

Watch below. 

Born Ama Asantewa Diaka, Poetra Asantewa is a Spoken Word Artist and an entrepreneur.

Asantewa released her debut EP Motherfuckitude: The Naked Ones to great reviews in October 2015. The spoken word project fused contemporary poetry with neo-soul and jazz, and was recorded and produced by musician, Kyekyeku.

Her art tackles topics including feminism, education standards, and mental health awareness/depression. She performed at the 2016 Lagos International Poetry Festival, and was also named as a 2016 OneBeat Fellow.

OneBeat is an international cultural exchange that celebrates the transformative power of the arts through the creation of original, inventive music, and people-to-people diplomacy.

Asantewa is the founder of Alikoto Clothing, Yobbings and Love Rocks, a Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to helping young students learn outside of the box.

By: livefmghana.com/Ghana/91.9FM

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