Born in Detroit, MI, and now living in Atlanta, Georgia ,Queen Sheba is an International 4 Countries Slam Champion, two time National Poetry Slam Champ, three time Regional Poetry Slam Champ and a WOWps Final-Stage-ist. Sheba is also a featured performer on season two of Verses and Flow, (brought to you by Lexus on TV One) has been on Spoken, was a featured poet on Lyric Café on BET, 106&Park, the Apollo and the feature length film Spit. Sheba has six albums, two of which were up for a Grammy under the Spoken Word category and she is a two-time NAACP Image Award Nominee. Her works have appeared in numerous anthologies, magazines (including Vibe Online), and has been the focus of college student’s papers. Queen Sheba has two books: From Foster Care to Fame short stories and poems too long for three minutes and Run Ugly! A motivational book for runners. With a Masters in Poetry from Queens University Spoken Word artist, motivational speaker, comedian, and bathroom concert singer, Sheba tours internationally and has conducted performances and workshops at over 200 colleges and universities domestic and abroad.
Special thanks to Queen Sheba for interviewing with SOM. Find out what multi-talented artist, Queen Sheba, shares with SOM's very own Yiskacee about her life's work.