Ify Chiwetelu

Ify Chiwetelu is a Nigerian-born, Calgary-raised, Toronto-based based spoken word artist. Since entering the world of spoken word, Ify has graced many microphones across the country at notable events such as Ladies First: National Women’s Day Celebration (Calgary), Oral Tradition: Storytelling and testimony (Edmonton), Roc The Runway Black History Month Celebration (Calgary), most recently, 2014 When Sisters Speak Spoken Word Concert (Toronto). In 2010, Ify competed with the inaugural Edmonton slam team at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, finishing 5th in the country. Since moving to Toronto in 2011, Ify has continued her professional and creative journey, sharing her message, stories, and poems, one mic at a time.

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