Dzidzor (Jee-Jaw) is a Ghanian-American folklore, performing artist, author, and curator. Dzidzor’s style of call and response has combined traditional storytelling in Afro-folklore and Poetry Slam through a sonic experience. Dzidzor is moved by the responsibility to alarm the power/abundance in the midst of bodies while creating a practice of care and freedom through creativity. Dzidzor is the founder of Black Cotton Club and partners with Grubstreet, ICA Boston, and Boston Public Schools to teach creative empowerment workshops in Boston.
Born in Italy, to Ghanian Parents and raised in North Carolina. She’s immersed herself in merging cultures from the South to Ghanian culture. Dzidzor has released a book of poems entitled, “For Girls Who Cry in Yellow” inspired by childhood experiences, healing, and womanhood. Dzidzor has been nominated twice, for a Boston Music Awards. Dzidzor released her debut EP entitled, “bush woman” on April 10th, 2020 and is currently working on songs that you can find on streaming services everywhere. Dzidzor’s soundscape, ‘Black Church Burning’ is currently featured at the “I Am As I Am: A Man,” by Napoleon Henderson-Jones at the ICA in Boston.