Twice nominated “Best Hip Hop Act of The Year” in the Portland Phoenix Best Music Poll (2007-08) and named an “Honorary International Artist of Nicaragua” by the Nicaraguan Association of Artists (and Archie Nica) in 2014. Most recently, Saylove has performed at international venues in Nicaragua and Miami, such as Calle Ocho festival. Hailing from a small town in New England (and with roots in the Caribbean and Central America), Saylove most often is described as having a Northeast (New York) sound. Strongly influenced by the jazz music within her home, and by the mid-80’s to mid-90’s hip hop she grew up on, Say’s mission is to master her craft to give back to hip hop culture for future generations.
With her MA in Peace Education at The United Nations Mandated International University for Peace Studies and BA in Philosophy (6 credits shy of a second BA in Media Studies), her experience includes over a decade’s leadership in the recovery of missing children, justice for survivors of human trafficking, and in advocacy for the release of life prisoners; in addition to practicing as a non-lawyer, G.A.L., educator, social worker, performer, producer, DJ and on-air talent. S. shines her light into the darkness of sex trafficking by empowering her clients to heal their own lives, as well as through her performances and presentations.