Theresa tha SONGBIRD is a supernatural wellspring of entertainment. This Grammy nominated, viral sensation hails from the south suburbs of Chicago, and calls Atlanta home. Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, Theresa is committed to education and service in her community. SONGBIRD is dedicated to making arts and humanities accessible to young people through her outreach in school systems across the country, while also using her skillset to provide talent consultation/coaching and production management through her company, BIRD Media Enterprises.
Theresa carries the honor of her poem “You So Black” having a viral impact across the globe, and features with S.I.R. and Bridgette Kelly on Robert Glasper’s Grammy nominated F*ck Yo Feelings album. Amidst running businesses and touring the globe Songbird self-published her first book of poetry, MASS MATTER MAGIC, and self-produced her own spoken word musical 4 tha BIRDS, which is preparing to tour. In her career Theresa tha S.O.N.G.B.I.R.D. has been blessed to share the stage with such wonderful poetic, musical, theatrical and comedic talents as: the Last Poets, Nikki Giovanni, Omari Hardwick, Marsha Ambrosius, Big Rube, Eric Roberson, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Killer Mike, Chrystale Wilson, Raheem DeVaughn, Ledisi, Dead Prez, Talib Kweli, Anthony David, Rodney Perry, Black ice, J.Ivy, Mikki Howard, Arrested Development, Robert Glasper, Jazmine Sullivan, MC Lyte, YoYo, Rapsody, Trina, Mumu Fresh and Jill Scott.