1) ARTIST NAME: IFE PIANKHI
2) COUNTRY: UK, UGANDA
3) ARTIST CATEGORY: Poetry & Reagee
Ife Piankhi has over 25 years experience working extensively in the Creative Industry as a performer, creativity coach, production manager and MC.
MusicalLegacy Ife a versatile artist is an accomplished poet, singer and dancer. Ife has collaborated with artists such as Keko, Nneka, Mamoud Guinea, Geoff Wilkinson, Michael Franti, Jonzi D, Wynton Marsalis, Floetry, Wayne Wonder to name but a few. Her stage persona is confident, humorous and participatory with the audience always learning something new Ife has toured internationally for the past 22 years visiting Canada, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Zanzibar, Zambia, Romania, Italy, Holland, and USA. Always an inspirational artist whilst living in London she was a regular on Colourful Radio founded by Henry Bonsu. She has been featured in the documentaries 500 years later by Owen ShahadahNubian Spirit by Louis Buckley
A formidable educator, creativity coach and producer, She has been involved in the development of events such as Laba Art Festival, Poetry in Session and the BN Poetry Awards. Her extensive networking and connecting ability means she has worked with and has a good working relationship with most artists/Media Houses in Kampala. Her pet name ‘Mama Africa’ denotes the respect most artists have for her in the areas of artistic development and delivery.
5) FACEBOOK PAGE: Ife Piankhi