MP3 Treasure - HIP HOP/RAP: Hip Hop
A female mc like none other. Her debut cd is a ride that you will never forget. This is truly Roots Hip-Hop.
15 MP3 Songs
HIP HOP/RAP: Hip Hop, HIP HOP/RAP: Alternative Hip Hop
Treasure Williams is one of the most exciting emerging literary voices to date. Born in Meridian, MS, Treasure traveled the world as a Hip Hop artist signed to M. C. Hammer s Bust It Records before attending Jackson State University and then The University of Memphis, where she received an MFA in Creative Writing. Treasure began writing seriously in the mid nineties while performing as an underground artist in Oakland California. She gained prominence in the Spoken Word scene, performing with other noted authors of color; among them Asha Bandele and Ras Baraka. Treasure has released two Hip Hop Cd s -- Drop the Axxe (Bust It Records, 1991) and Treasure (Airtight Productions, 1998). Her short stories have appeared in Obsidian and Drumvoices Revue. Her poetry has been featured in Drumvoices Revue, Obsidian III, cave canem: 2000 Anthology, cave canem: 2001 Anthology, and Bum Rush the Page. She can also be found on the web at Cave Canem: A Home for Black Poets online website (https://www.tradebit.com Treasure presently teaches World Literature at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, Tennessee. Her current projects include a completed poetry manuscript entitled feeding the dead and a novel in progress entitled FISH.