PUBLIC SPEAKING & ACADEMIC PERFORMANCES (Sample of Appearances)

  ·05/01/19   Johnson & Whales -Prof. Viscardi's Hip Hop Culture Class, Discussion (Providence, RI) -Guest Speaker/ 

  ·03/29/19   UDC "Ourstories" -Performance & Discussion (Washington, DC) -Host/Performance  

  ·03/20/19   Alden Theatre -TedxTysons (Special Pitch Event), Crampton Auditorium (Maclean, VA) -Performance

  ·02/27/19   Howard University -TedxLedroitPark, Crampton Auditorium (Washington, DC) -Performance

  ·02/25/19   League for Innovation Conference -Marriot Marquis (NYC) -Talk & Performance  

  ·11/26/18   UDC "Word of Issues" -Performance & Discussion (Washington, DC) -Host/Performance 

  ·06/10/18   Columbia University -#HipHopEd Conference (Washington, DC) -Paper & Performance 

  ·04/06/18   USA Science & Engineering Festival/AMS (Washington, DC) -Featured Performance 

  ·04/04/18   Arlington Cinema (Arlington, VA) Awesome NOVA "Awesome Pitch Night" -Performance

  ·03/08/18   Roger Williams University w/Times2 Academy (Bristol, RI) -“STEM Talks,” Talk & Performance w/Q&A

  ·03/08/18   MIT (Cambridge, MA) -Professor Karatsolis Rhetoric Class Visit Talk/Performance

  ·11/29/17   Times2 Institute STEM  (Warwick, RI) -“STEM Talks,” Closing Talk & Performance

  ·11/15/17   Busboys & Poets @ 5th & K (Washington, DC) -Feature Performance/Spoken Word

  ·10/20/17   UDC David A. Clarke School of Law (Washington, DC) -Gender Justice Project Conference, Performance/Talk

  ·10/18/17   Howard University (Washington, DC) -Beats & Books (Music industry/education), Panelist/Talk

  ·10/09/17   Connecticut College (New London, CT) -Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellowship Pathways to the Professoriate, Lecture

  ·09/23/17   University of the District of Columbia (Washington, DC) -UDC Film Festival Closing "I Am Not Your Negro", Performance

  ·09/20/17   University of the District of Columbia (Washington, DC) -Fall 2017 UDC Convocation Closing Selection, Performance

  ·09/13/17   Kennedy Center (Washington, DC) -Pitch and Flow www.PitchandFlow.com (Lyrical Winner for Sunculture.com), Performance

  ·07/19/17   Northeastern Univ. (Boston) -Performance and talk at "NeXT" Experiential Learning Conference for inaugural cohort

  ·03/09/17   USC (Los Angeles, CA) -Professors Ahmadi & Darnell Coles' Center for Education Identity & Social Justice, 1st Spoken Justice Feature

  ·03/08/17   USC (Los Angeles, CA) -"Dr. V." Class visit, Discussion

  ·03/02/17   MIT (Cambridge, MA) -Professor Karatsolis Rhetoric Class visit, Discussion/Performance

  ·11/19/16   UMass Boston -Boston Public Library Showcase Massachusetts Hip Hop Archive, Talk

  ·10/25/16   Boston Public Library (Rabb Hall) -Shakespeare Smackdown (won), Performance/Battle

  ·03/19/16   SEIU1199 Union Hall (Dorchester, MA), Hip Hop 4 Flint Boston, Performance

  ·03/05/16   333 Tremont, Boston, MA –Cipher Divine, Hip Hop Education (Lyricism), Performance/Class

  ·02/18/16   MIT (Cambridge, MA) -Professor Karatsolis Rhetoric Class visit, Discussion/Performance

 ·02/08/16   Landmark College (Putney, VT) -The Process of Self-Betterment and Redefining your Identity, Performance/Talk

 ·01/20/16   UTEC (Lowell, MA) -Lyricism contest, discussion and performance, Performance/Talk

 ·12/16/15   UTEC (Lowell, MA) -Lyricism discussion and performance, Performance/Talk

 ·07/28/15   Northeastern Univ. [Westin Copley Hotel (Boston)] -Completing the Doctoral Thesis Proposal, Panelist

 ·05/02/15   York University (Toronto) -Critical Ethnic Studies Conference, Performance/Talk

 ·04/16/15   Northeastern Univ. (Boston) -Toastmasters Talk, Speaking/Performing

 ·03/27/15   Salem State University -Hip Hop Conference, Speaking/Performing 

 ·03/17/15   Northeastern Univ. (Boston) -Texpo Keynote Address 

 ·10/31/14   UPCEA Regional Conference –Closing Session Presentation/Keynote Talk 

 ·10/01/14   Tech Boston Academy, Dorchester, MA –Presentation/Talk w/students

 ·09/27/14   UMass-Lowell -University Crossing –Performance

 ·09/11/14   Central Connecticut State University –Performance

 ·06/02/14   Silver Lake Regional Middle School (Kingston, MA) –Presentation/Performance  

 ·05/22/14   Northeastern Univ. (Boston) –Boston Celtics "Stay in School" event, Keynote Speaker/Performance  

 ·05/09/14   TEDx PiscataquaRiver –The Transformative Power of Hip Hop Culture, Presenter

 ·05/08/14   Boston CollegeHip Hop, It’s History, It’s Effects, Featured Panelist/Performer

 ·02/26/14   Emerson College –Victory Stride, 60 Years of Civil Rights Progress, Featured Performer/Speaker

 ·02/20/14   UMass-Boston –Class Presentation w/Dr. Pacey Foster (Creative Markets and Hip Hop), Speaker

 ·02/19/14   Boston College –Black History Month (Hip Hop & Black History), Panel/Speaker

 ·10/11/13   Bristol Community College –Gateway Program Guest Speaking Event, Speaker/Performance 

 ·09/26/13   Metropolitan State U. of Denver –Sankofa Lecture Series, Featured Speaker Lecture/Workshop

 ·09/19/13   Univ. of Illinois Chicago -Academic Paper/Panel Presentation

 ·09/03/13   Northeastern Univ. (Boston) –Incoming Student Event, Emcee/Host/Speaker/Performance 

 ·07/22/13   Northeastern Univ. (Boston) -Boston Parks & Recreation Summer Concert, Emcee/Performance

 ·05/23/13   Northeastern Univ. (Boston) –Boston Celtics "Stay in School" event, Keynote Speaker/Performance 

 ·10/12/12   MIT Media Lab –Museum of Science/Intel Computer Clubhouse, Speaker/Performance

 ·05/23/12   Northeastern Univ. (Boston) –Boston Celtics "Stay in School" event, Keynote Speaker/Performance  

 ·04/12/12   Monmouth U. –Increasing STEM Degree Attainment for Under Represented Minorities, Acad. Paper

 ·03/24/12   SNHU Southern NH University –NHHEAF Destination College Keynote, Speaker/Performance 

 ·03/23//12   New England Institute of Art (Boston) –College wax cylinder recording w/John Krivit, workshop

 ·11//10/11   Northeastern Univ. (Boston) –Sickle Cell Event w/ Prodigy of Mobb Deep, Host/Performance  

 ·10//29/11   MCI Norfolk State Prison –La Familia and Young Father's Event, Speaker/Performance 

 ·10/28/11   Northeastern University (Boston) –LASO.CVS @ AfterHours w/Yunel Cruz, Performance 

 ·08/21/11   Northeastern University (Boston) –Color in Freedom, Speaker/Performance 

 ·08/14/11   Possible Project (Cambridge) –High School student entrepreneurialism talk, Speaker/Performance 

 ·08/11/11   CCSC, Community Charter School of Cambridge –Career Glimpse, Speaker/Performance 

 ·05/26/11   Northeastern U. (Boston) –Boston Celtics "Stay in School" event, Keynote/Performance 

 ·03/26/11   SNHU Southern NH University –NHHEAF Destination College Keynote/Performance

 ·12/02/10   New England Institute of Art (Boston), Speak/Performance

 ·12/01/10   Northeastern University (Boston) –Class Presentation w/Prof. Emmett Price, Speak/Performance

 ·10/24/10   Showa Institute of Japan (Boston), Speak/Performance

 ·05/04/10   Showa Institute of Japan (Boston), Speak/Performance

 ·04/22/10   Bay State College –Haley House (Dorchester), Performance/Benefit 

 ·03/28/09   SNHU Southern NH University –NHHEAF Destination College Readiness, Speak/Performance

 ·03/12/09   Curry College –Healthy Choices W/District Attorney Keating, Speak/Performance

 ·05/07/08   Northeastern University –Sports in Society, Speak/Performance  

 ·04/21/08   Harvard Grad School of Ed. –Black Student Union Youth Day, Speak/Performance

 ·03/22/08   SNHU Southern NH University –NHHEAF "How College Made the Difference," Panel/Performance

 ·02/19/08   Berklee College –Songwriting Department Guest Lecturer, Speak/Performance 

 ·04/21/07   Harvard Grad School of Ed. –Black Student Union Youth Day, Speak/Performance

 ·04/20/07   Bristol Comm College –NE Mathematical Assoc. of  2 Year Colleges, Performance

 ·04/06/07   Bentley College –"The Business & Culture of Hip Hop," Speak/Performance

 ·04/05/07   Bentley College –"The Business & Culture of Hip Hop; Historical Context," Lecture/Performance 

 ·04/03/07   Eastern Nazarene College –Youth Violence Prevention, Keynote Speaker/Performance

 ·03/17/07   Plymouth State College –8th NHHEAF Destination College, Panel/Performance

 ·02/26/07   Harvard Graduate School of Ed. –Screening of "Beyond Beats & Rhymes," Panel/Workshop 

 ·02/01/07   Emmanuel College –Screening of "Beyond Beats & Rhymes,” Panel

 ·01/23/07   Democracy Center Harvard Sq/Harvard –Screening of "Beyond Beats & Rhymes,” Panel 

 ·11/04/06   New England Institute of Art –IBS Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS), Panel

 ·08/04/06   Strand Theatre (Boston, MA) -Hip Hop Reconstruction w/ Mayor Menino and Hip Hop Round Table, Co Host/Workshop Facilitator

 UDC - Convocation 9/20/17