"Toni Blackman recognizes that in order to be instructive we must know, but to be effective we must feel. Her legacy will be the story of a woman whose initiatives explored both the science and spirituality of Hip Hop and the spoken word."
-Dr. Julius Bailey, Philosopher and author of the Cultural Impact of Kanye West
Artist - Educator - Cultural Ambassador - Content Creator Toni Blackman'smission: To be a teacher and healer who draws on hip hop to inspire people to go beyond their limitations, to become more articulate, and translate words into action that further their careers and help create a better world. She is a visionary social innovator whose work has resonated in education, the world of entertainment, in the arts and corporate arena. A powerful presenter and performer, Toni has coached and mentored hundreds of artists, social entrepreneurs and creative professionals to greatness. Toni is available for talks/lectures, workshops, private and small group performance coaching (stage direction and in-studio recording support), film and book narration, voice-over, as an on-air personality, creative consultation and of course to rock mics.
Toni Blackman created Rhyme like a Girl, the Cypher Workshop and D.C.'s Freestyle Union