500 Female Emcees: Meet Isis Tha Saviour-Speaking Heartfelt Truth to Power

Isis tha SaviourThey say music is a universal language and when done right it can excite and agitate and it can calm, sooth and heal. When it comes to Hip Hop we often hear folks say the old adage ‘Hip Hop saved my life’. When you listen to Philly emcee Isis tha Saviour you hear someone who speaking to the pain of a community under siege. You hear someone addressing the senseless violence and mayhem that has visited far too many in our community. Her song Forever on My Mind which is about the murder of her cousin is one that will touch us all. Isis tha Saviour is an emcee with a purpose.

According to her bio

Isis Tha Saviour is an up in coming Lyricist, screen play writer, poet & activist who exploded on Philadelphia’s music scene last fall with her critically acclaimed single “Street Chronicles”. Since her musical debut she has been nominated for both lyricist & female freshman of the year honors at Philly’s 2011 Hip~Hop Music awards!

Isis has also featured as poet of the week for “The Renaissance” which is a collaborative effort by Embacy Entertainment & Legendary Host Tiffany Bacon of WRNB 107.9fm/ Praise 103.9fm to create a resurgence of artistic pride & creativity within Philadelphia’s inner city.

Isis has performed at numerous Open Mic & Showcase venues within the city including “World Cafe Live”, “Fluid Night Club”, “The Arts Garage”, “Dowlings Palace”, “The Boys & Girls Club”, “Sneaker Villa”, “Black & Nobel”, “The Rotunda” & “Waterview Lounge”.

She has appeared on Several Internet & mainstream Radio Shows including “Brain Kave Radio”, “Air It Out Radio”, “Critical Mass Radio”, “Official Smack Radio” & “Batcave 2.0 Radio” on 91.7fm. She has graced the cover of M~PIRE Magazine & is slated to appear in Go Getter Magazine when it launches in September.

Isis has collaborated on mixtapes released both locally and abroad while finishing up her highly anticipated album “The Isis Papers”. This summer her work will also be published in a book called “Creative Beams Of Light” which will be comprised of 27 inspirational poems for children suffering with Autism. Co~ written by artist all around the country, the proceeds from this cooperative project will be donated to help build sensory rooms at Autistic schools.

In addition, Isis networks with fellow artist, community organizers, promoters & activist to coordinate “Stop The Violence” rallies & concerts throughout the city of Philadelphia.

In the past, Isis Tha Saviour teamed up with G.R.A.V.I.T.Y (Get Real About Violence Impacting The Youth) for an 18 city “Stop The Violence” music tour. G.R.A.V.I.T.Y is a non~profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and finding solutions to help curb youth violence.

Isis states that her main goal throughout the tour was “to encourage the youth to find alternatives ways to express themselves through the arts rather than getting involved in criminal activity.” Isis believes that many of the issues affecting todays youth “stem from limited outlets & resources in their communities for constructive and engaging activities.”

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