Blaque Butterfli – Your Wings Are Ready

Blaque Butterfli – Your Wings Are Ready is the name and project title of the gifted Chicago poet, Blaque Butterfli (Taneesha Jackson).  Learn more about her upcoming release below. She was gracious enough to answer a few questions.

What was your earliest beginning as a writer/poet?  I would say I got my first shot at poetry in the 6th grade. I had to write a poem about the color red for an assignment. Even then, i was excited about it.

Early influences?  It all started with Mother Goose.  My mother bought one with all the nursery rhymes in there and I became fascinated with it.  I read them every day and was always quoting lines from them. I became fascinated with words and putting together in sentences and clever phrases.  I was a big fan of hip hop. KRS1 is my one of my favorites. Love songs were always deep, so anyone who sung ballads held my attention.

Most memorable performance?  My very first showcase was in March of 2016.  It was my teammate’s debut cd release and the show surrounding it was called HerStory. My mentor pushed me to write a love piece, something I had not talked about since coming on the poetry scene. I was very against it but it turned out to be my best performance!

Favorite piece that you’ve done? Its a tie between my testimonial piece (Sold Out) and the piece i wrote for black men (Black Man).

Speak about the concept of you latest project?   Your Wings Are Ready is about a poet who first of all, NEVER wanted to be a spoken word artist! She was a shy girl who with a fear of being in front of people and who wasn’t much of a talker in front of strangers and didn’t like attention. She just wanted to write a few books and put them out. It was her prayer to God but then God responded by asking her who’s going to buy you book, if they don’t know who you are?  Then God told her she needed to open her mouth. Time to fly, hence the name Blaque Butterfli.

Your future aspirations? Already working on my 2nd cd and writing a book. Working with my husband who is also a spoken word artist but he is also a singer and musician. When we perform together, we are called Rhema Rhetoric. We do it as ministry. So many doors are opening and people are loving the idea of the husband and wife team. Many married couples ministries invite us out so we look forward to building on that.

Lastly, where can you be found on social media?  FB: Taneesha Jackson Also my fan page: Blaque Butterfli Ink Instagram: Blaque_Butterfli7207 Twitter: @BBFlyyy7207


Thank you Blaque Butterfli for your time!  Congrats and continued Success!

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Blaque Butterfli – Your Wings Are Ready Release Party

Hosted by the Captain of #teamatease Ollie Woods!
Get your tickets now they are going fast $15.00 (CD INCLUDED)
Sat July 15th
8458 S. Green Chicago, IL
Showtime 8:00
“HER WINGS ARE READY….WHAT ABOUT YOURS”
Tickets available via Paypal at rnrpoetry@gmail.com

PROMO For Your Wings Are Ready!

AHR VISIONS 2017 Press Release

Press Release

Subject: 2017 Title Releases and Schedule

New opportunities for fresh, original story-telling content to be contributed into the mythology and lore of the comic industry. That is a call that AHR Visions is very happy to be answering significantly in the coming months! Here is the list of just some of the upcoming releases (and re-launches) for the year! Thank you for taking the time and interest in supporting our ventures into adding towards the pop-culture landscape.

Coming from the AHRV Shared Universe Title line:

BLACK ROSE #1: Gangster, Crime-lord, Kingpin…Superhero? Introducing the flag-ship title of the AHRV Shared Universe; Balancing on the razor’s edge of hero and villain…dive into the world of the newest anti-hero to lead the fight for justice. That is, if he can keep from becoming what he hates most.

THE EIGHT #1: Super-powers, immortality, and a secret war between good and evil that has waged before known history. That is the tip of the ice-burg coming from the ultra-charged world of the premiere super-team battling for the fate of the global society. 

SKORN #1: The underworld of New Haven, CT has no idea what wrath means…until now. Hell’s fury is unleashed as AHRV’s central female hero brings her brand of justice against a new breed of villain. Don’t let the pretty face fool you.

From our Creator-owned Title line:

BLEED 2039 vol. 1: Creator Alan Edwards presents a blend of 1940’s noir and 21st century sci-fi is the backdrop of this gumshoe mystery taking place in the midst of a country-wide cigarette prohibition. Murder, intrigue and deceit saturate this black and white atmosphere…with a hint of flash.

AIYA #1: New perspectives on possible histories are explored in this sci-fi anthology series from AHRV Creative Director Alexander Cutri. Take a journey into the “What if?”

THE SIX SWORDS #1: Developed thru 6S, LLC, comes an action/adventure series in the vein of the spaghetti-western genre, with a sharp twist. There is a Kickstarter for The Six Swords #1. Go donate and share the campaign Click Here > The Six Swords Kickstarter!

Also introducing, the comic industry debut from celebrity-creator, actor Terry Crews. An original sci-fi/action 8-Issue mini-series from CREWS ARTS, in collaboration with AHRV:

NOTORIUM #1: The merger of art and violence comes to dramatic conceptualization in this sci-fi thriller that sparks the question, “When is the price for entertainment and fame too high?” Prepare to enter the world of “battle rap” in a manner never seen before.

And, later this year, AHRV Shared Universe grows with the release of Dynamic #1, Feral#1 and others down the line! We look forward to you enjoying what we have to present.

Keep your eyes watching out for us!

~ Abdul H. Rashid

Founder/CEO AHR Visions

Chicago Native Son: Common performing NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

COMMON one of my favorite artists! This is a nice concert! Check it!