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Sway in Chicago: J Ivy Performs Spoken Word and Talks New Projects

By Simone Hunter-Hobson

Grammy award winning poet, J. Ivy came by to bless the stage with a spoken word performance and talk about his upcoming projects.

With all of his success, J. Ivy discusses the most memorable milestone, which is having the opportunity to go back to his community and encourage the youth to pursue their dreams and never limit their aspirations. He also tells us some upcoming projects that he is working on, particularly the release of his new album entitled, ‘My Daddy’s Records.’ Ivy is also working with other artists on their craft as well.

Tune in to hear more about J. Ivy’s winning a Grammy, performing his spoken word, and more.


Icon of hip-hop culture and a pivotal part of the MTV News team, Sway has been a staple of the music-news arena for more than a decade. From giving Eminem, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac their very first radio airplay on his local show in the mid-’90s to providing television viewers with their first good look at some of today’s hottest celebrities in music, film, fashion and sports. Sway has been there for some of music and the world’s biggest moments.

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