when eye was 5 years old my father came home to fort lauderdale, florida from kingstree south carolina and planted a cotton plant in front of our house,
and told my siblings and eye:
'know your history': that changed my life.
my name is Slavery™
name meaning: 'know your history/herstory' & 'never forget it'.
my great great grandfather/grandmother bore 14 children in kingstree south carolina,
my great grandfather/grandmother bore
11 children including my grandfather who married my grandmother and bore my father who bore me,
eye am the 3rd born son of my father & mother,
after arriving to north america by way of the transatlantic trade,
eye am ancestrally from the ancient mali empire: ivory coast, ghana, benin/togo nigeria, cameroon/congo & bantu.
direct descendant from savannah, georgia & kingstree, south carolina,
now in florida & abroad,
reintroducing multi-colored cotton to "black" and "white" Americans in hopes to heal from the psychological trauma done through the exploitation of cotton in the USA and abroad.
a crow told me to embark on this mission,
and so it is,
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@dgpcottontalk @deaongriffinpressley @satanvsgod.official @mooncapsmusic @dgptheatreproductionsllc or visit his website at:
session: Who Told You That You Were (Golden) Naked in Africa?
fiber artist: zia rayner @mommarayner
snake breeder: marlon argenal @marlonargenal
photography: set images @set_images
jewelry/earrings: felicia woods @enchantedjewelz360
hair: da loc doc llc @mrs.entrepreneur
model/farmer: deaon griffin-pressley @dgpcottontalk
Man In My Eyes and Virgin to Love by MoonCaps is now available for streaming on all major platforms including iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music.
photo credit: Andrè Russel
production: Satan Vs God