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Seraiah Nicole

Seraiah Nicole is a national performer and activist. This Philadelphia native expresses herself by singing, songwriting, spoken word poetry, acting, rapping, photography and curating events. She has been featured on PBS’ Articulate, The Philadelphia Inquirer to name a few. Her music has been played on FM and AM radio stations like WURD. Nicole has shared a bill with artist like Sheila E, Quest Love, PNB Rock and Morris Day and The Time! Opening up for artist such as The Lost Poets, Keke Wyatt, Free Way, Monica, Kindred The Family Soul and more. She states "art brings positive changes to the world. Art has made a huge impact on my life and many more. The creator of all things, God’s, has given gifts to us all. It is my duty to use my gift to acknowledge God, enlighten, and uplift myself and others. "

How did you figure out what your passion is?

I figured out my passion when I was a toddler watching my parents perform musical theater. At the age of five I told my father I wanted to be a star.

What has been the most rewarding part of your journey so far?

The most rewarding part of my journey has been teaching kids.

What else would you like to accomplish?

I plan to release children's books, release more music projects as well as focus on showcasing my video graphic and photographic talent.

Has there been any Black role model or mentor who has inspired your vision or accomplishments thus far?

My parents, Dwayne and Lori Frazier. Suzann Christine, Lex Dime and J.R. Morris.

Do you have any cultural activities or experiences that youfeel have enriched your life’s journey thus far?

Growing up in church always inspired me to express my creativity to inspire those around me. It has also helped me stay in touch with my source of inspiration – God. As long as I pray and stay devoted in the word, I can tap into a place that'll not only help me but aid others.

What advice would you give to other young people beginning their careers?

You've been fearless since you came here on this earth. You weren't created to fear anyone. Not even yourself. Enjoy life. Don't give up on yourself. Treat yourself and others the way you want to be treated. Take your own advice, even when it's bittersweet. You'll thank yourself later. Trust your maker, God.

What does being a part of the African Diaspora mean to you?

Being a part of the African Diasporameans I am family to a bountiful ever-evolving cultured innovative community.