Oxford, Mississippi beader-seamstress, Timber Heard took to creating as a way to escape from the harsh reality she was living. “Being creative is something that helps me as a person, function. That’s who I am.” Combatting bipolar disorder alongside trying to piece together the complexities of her biracial identity has been a lifelong struggle, but she is now speaking her truth and reclaiming her power.
Oxford, North Carolina Native, JXY True released a 15-track album titled, “No Death, No Art”, an artistic expression detailing the sacrifices JXY was forced to make in order to become a better individual. Without laying his ego to rest, there is no art—no rebirth. Read more for Terrionna’s take on the album.