Angela Olivia Guillory, also known as " Angie G" to her fans has inspired many through her talents. Most commonly known for her lyrical food for the soul, this poetic diva is also a freelance visual artist and most recently, an aspiring pianist. Her legacy has been established as one of the most influential figures among her peers in the underground as well as the mainstream art and poetry sector.
Over a course of 12 years, Angela Olivia Guillory has planted many seeds throughout her journey. Winning a talent show landed her a trip to New York to perform on the world famous Apollo stage. She is one of the former co-producers and host of the longest running open mic in downtown Houston, which is now known as the Poetry Lounge, hosted by fellow poet, Seven. Angela was featured, wrote poetry, and was the poetry coach for the supporting actress, in the award wining independent film, " Deadly Wordz", directed by A.B. Harris. Author, Michael Baisden, requested her to write the poem, " God's Gift to Women", in his book, which is also titled, "God's Gift to Woman". Two poetic awards have been named in her honor, The Angie G. Excellence In Poetry Award and The Angie G. Eclectic Award. Her poetry has been archived in The National Library of Poetry. Angela has opened for international musical artists such as Le Nubians, Howard Hewitt, Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild, Erykah Badu, and The Roots, just to name a few as the list goes on.
Her recent spoken word musical arrangement titled, “Speaking in Fragments”, is a refreshing piece of art that will absolutely intrigue any listener despite their musical preference. The multi-talented artist has executed her skills by arranging, producing, composing, and performing on her recent masterpiece. Each track is stamped with the essence of Angela and the Ora of a creative mind. Visual artist, poet, pianist, a renaissance woman of the 21ST Century she has become. When a fan was asked to described the latest project from Angela, they had this to say, “This poetry/music is a fantastic collision of glamour, sensuality, heart, soul, and hope sprinkled with raw truth.” This will be more than just another purchase, it will be the start of a love affair with a beautiful artist. "Speaking In Fragments" will be a favorite for many and a must have for the collection.