Toni Blackman

Toni Blackman is an award-winning artist, and her steadfast work and commitment to hip hop led the U.S. State Department to bestow upon her the title of Hip-Hop Ambassador to Senegal, Ghana, and South Africa. She has been featured at the Dodge Poetry Festival and Lilith Fair and has served as poet-in-residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem. She is a professor of hip hop at the State University of New York at Binghamton, and the founder and director of Freestyle Union, a Motown-like training...See more