Tony Briscoe is a Spoken Word / Hip-Hop artist that infuses a plethora of life experiences to reach the young people in the City of Chicago through poetic expression. He is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces, an ordained minister, a technology consultant focusing on strategic planning, leadership development, team building, and service delivery.
He is a motivational speaker within the public school community and has addressed youth in small and large group settings throughout the Chicagoland area by creative methods urging youth to rise above their circumstances and champion success. He is a mentor in CHAMPS, a male mentoring program and an active member in the community-based People of Extraordinary Talent (P.O.E.T) where they mentor youth in public and private institutions.
He is the author of Drops of Ink, Trials of the Endurer, a book of life experience and spoken word poetry and the executive producer of his Hip Hop debut album, My Journey, released in September of 2018.
He has a passion for community, young people, and humanity.