GFM Spotlight - Iyeoka


photo credit Jayson Fann © 2010

Last week I had the distinct pleasure to interview Poet, Recording Artist, and 2010 TED Global Fellow Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo. In this GFM Spotlight segment I chat with Iyeoka about her album Say Yes , what it means to e a global artist and much more.

Iyeoka Interview by GrownFolksMusic


Iyeoka-Say Yes

GFM Family I would like to invite you today to Say Yes to the sound of Nigerian-American award-winning poet, recording artist and TED fellow Iyeoka (ee-yo-kah). Her name means "I want to be respected." All one needs to do is take a listen to this project to understand the manifest destiny her name possesses. Read more

We Plug GOOD Music Presents-A Prelude to the Future(Mixtape)

Art is always out in front of commerce and as such music was a global phenomenon eons before the globalization of commerce. I firmly believe that the great folks over at We Plug GOOD Music must have given a lot of consideration to what the title of this great compilation would be because all one has to do is to go anywhere online to see that collaborations have moved from the neighborhood to different hemispheres.

<a href="http://wepluggoodmusic.bandcamp.com/album/a-prelude-to-the-future">A Prelude to the Future by We Plug GOOD Music</a> Read more