Mina West has joined forces with a collection of strong women of all races, ages & backgrounds to create the moving visuals for her spoken word piece, encouraging women to leave Legacies. #MyLegacy was a campaign she ran on her social media sites collecting quotes on what Legacy means to diverse women.
The visuals feature some incredible women, such as Hair & beauty bloggers – CURLtureUK, CEO of Uk Entertainment Awards – Shinel Crinchlow, Actress & Karate champion – Yolanda Lynes, Artist Manager & Editor at Link Up TV – Wardah Sempa plus many more. Reminding us of Celestina Rowaiye’s Spoken Word video ‘Why Do Black Women Bend Their Beauty?’
‘Legacy’ will be the leading track and visuals from her debut Ep ‘Pieces of Me’, releasing in April.
‘Pieces of Me’ will be the first time, the female poet, Mina West has released a body of work. Mina has accumulated quite a fan base, with many viewers/listeners of her work demanding more from the female lyricist.
The Ep will be available across all digital platforms and will be performed live for the first time on 17th April in London at the EP Launch, tickets are available on Eventbrite here.
Mina West is a spoken word artist from North London, best known for her vulnerable but raw powerful style that captivates an audience with a simple sequence of words. Born and raised in London by her Nigerian single mother, at a young age she witnessed many hurdles and difficulties, which led her to write poetry where she found solitude and peace.
Award-Winning Poet (UK Entertainment Awards 2016), Mina has performed at various shows from Youtube UK Spaces to Black Magic Awards and has run workshops for young teens to encourage self-love.