Shanelle Gabriel is a poet, singer, host, and Lupus advocate, Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Shanelle featured on HBO's Def Poetry Jam alongside Jill Scott and DMX and has shared the stage with artists such as Talib Kweli, Nas, Eric Benet, and more.
A member of the 2006 Nuyorican Poets Cafe Slam Team and competitor in the Individual World Poetry Slam, Shanelle was spotlighted on the Rachael Ray Show, in a promo for the NFL Draft, in Women's Health Magazine, in a promo by Nike & Footlocker with Fat Joe, and narrated Jennifer Hudson's audio-book of her biography I Got This. She was named one of "8 Millennial Feminist Poets That Deserve Recognition" by BET.com and listed as one of Blavity.com's "Artist Activists You Should Know." She's performed in 43 of the 50 US States as well as in Africa, Bermuda, and more. Visit www.shanellegabriel.com for more.