Curry enjoys everything from D’Angelo to Incubus. (Photo by Elsbeth Purdy)

“Spoken word poetry isn’t all snaps and obscure themes. Sometimes you need to talk about real life...”

Her playlist follows.

Stevie Wonder, “I Just Called to Say I Love You

Anthony Chidi Njoku, “The Good Fight

Erykah Badu, “Jump Up in the Air and Stay There

Cathy and Marcy , “It’s the Beatbox”

Björk, “Hyperballad

Marvin Sapp, “Praise Him in Advance

Incubus, “Wish You Were Here

Tarrus Riley,Stay With You

D’Angelo,Chicken Grease

Poetri, “Dating Myself