WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Aug. 31, 2022 — West Liberty University’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is presenting a spoken word event with performances by two hip-hop artists and DJ Rage. Open to the public, this is a free concert that is part of Topperfest, welcoming activities for students.
The concert starts at 8 p.m. on the Quad.
“This concert is planned to give students a chance to let their voices be heard and to bring campus together through music with award-winning artists,” said Dr. Monique L. Akassi, who leads the office of DEI.
The open mic will be offered for both spoken word. Artists performing include:
- DJ Rage, who lives in St. Clairsville, Ohio, will perform and act as emcee.
- Isaiah Keez, originally from Florida, and a WLU alumusi will perform and is looking forward to his return to campus.
- Givenchy Bandz, a local artist who tours nationally with award-winning artists.
James Watt of Martins Ferry, Ohio will manage the performances.
West Liberty University is West Virginia’s oldest public institution of higher learning and offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, plus a growing number of graduate programs, both online and on campus.
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