Wisdom Soul: The Voice of Positivity and Healing
From the tender age of 9, Serena Richardson, known in the poetic realm as ‘Wisdom Soul,’ embarked on a remarkable journey of self-expression through the written word. Her poetic odyssey began in 1997 when she graced the stage with her profound verses, earning her the moniker “Diva” for her unique and captivating poetic style.
A Divine Calling
Wisdom Soul’s journey as a poet is more than a mere artistic pursuit; it’s a sacred calling. She firmly believes that her gift is bestowed upon her by a higher power, a divine charge to deliver messages of positivity and speak words of truth. Her mission is clear: “To heal the world, One Soul, One Mind, One Mic at a time.” With every verse she pens and every word she speaks, she fulfills this mission, touching the hearts and minds of those who have the privilege to listen.
A Beacon of Inspiration
Known as “The Next Generation Host,” Wisdom Soul took her passion for poetry and the spoken word to new heights. She hosted her own online radio show, “The VYBe,” on Radiosupa.com. This platform was a spinoff from her original open mic show, “The VYBe,” which made a significant impact on the vibrant Phoenix downtown poetry scene. Her captivating hosting and performances have resonated with audiences in numerous poetry venues and hip-hop shows. Wisdom Soul played a pivotal role in organizing and hosting Arizona’s first All-Female Hip-Hop Showcase, shining a spotlight on the incredible talent of women in the industry.
A Star-Studded Journey
Wisdom Soul’s credits read like a who’s who of the entertainment world. She has graced the stage, opening for legendary artists such as Kurtis Blow, KRS ONE, Erykah Badu, Lupe Fiasco, and Digable Planets. Her talents extend beyond the stage, with independent film credits for her appearance in “The Oracle,” directed by Alexis Films, and Jessica Holter’s “Don’t Say the P Word,” where she brought her own poetic works to life. She has also lent her voice to the works of world-renowned poets in several “Black Poet Ventures Poeticductions.”
A Multifaceted Artist
Wisdom Soul is not confined to a single medium; she is a poet, a director, and a television personality. Her directorial debut, “Soft & Wet,” marked a new chapter in her artistic journey. She also ventured into television as the host of the pilot program “Truth or False” for ABC 15, which aired in August of 2013. Her ability to seamlessly transition between these different roles demonstrates her versatility and creative prowess.
An Advocate for Empowerment
Wisdom Soul’s impact goes beyond the stage and the screen. She has shared stages with renowned actresses in Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues,” directed by Vanessa Williams of HBO’s “Soul Food” series. Through her performances and advocacy, she continues to empower women and marginalized voices.
A Legacy of Achievement
In the tapestry of her illustrious career, Wisdom Soul considers opening for the 2013 Arizona Jazz Festival for Will Downing and Jill Scott as one of her most significant accomplishments. Her journey is a testament to the transformative power of the spoken word, and her mission to heal and inspire remains unwavering.
As Wisdom Soul, Serena Richardson’s poetic journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. Her words have the power to uplift, heal, and empower, and her legacy continues to grow, one verse at a time.