emily is

a poet, filmmaker, songwriter, economist, generalist; a lover not a fighter


emilyis is a poet and performance artist pushing the boundaries of lyricism by combining elements of poetry, hip hop, and pop into a sound that is innovative and diverse. With degrees in journalism and international affairs, emilyis has found in creative expression a form of abstract journalism, using performance as a medium to explore her political, sensual and intellectual inquiries. Combining freestyle and improvisation with written lyrics, and incorporating visual poetry via projection, emilyis tries to bring passion and freedom into an experience that grabs the heart,the mind and the soul. With a belief that music is an essential unifying and uplifting agent, emilyis makes sure that every day and every night is life vocalized.

emilyis also explores her creativity in various filmmaking roles, including writing, production, editing and acting.