Inspiring Change Through Art and Culture

Most Notable Performances
Performer/Producer: Wealth Seminar Ghana, West Africa 

Producer/Performer: Kwanzaa 2020 Cleveland, Ohio

Performer: Red Black and Green Thing Cleveland, OH 2020 

Performer: Smash Studios New York, New York 2019

Singer/Griot: Touki Ohio Theater Playhouse Square

Model and Assistant Fashion Coach: Trinity Fashion Fair three years in a row 2016-18

Ingenuity Festival Cleveland 2018 : Performer

Performer: Pastor, Dr. Andrew Clark's Gala 
Trinity Cultrual Arts Center 2017-18

Producer: Men's Empowerment Summit  -  Trinity Cultural Arts Center June 2017 -18  Cleveland

Performer: J & J Foundation Fashion Show and Dinner March 2017 Cleveland

Promoter: Kwanzaa 2016/17 Trinity Cultural Arts Center

Dancer: Djapo Cultural Arts Institute 7th Annual Juneteenth Concert Breen Center June 18, 2016

Producer: African Fashions, Annual J&J Scholarship Luncheon April 24, 2016

Performer, Mama Africa: John Carroll University, Africa Night April 14, 2016

Performer, Mama Africa: Cleveland State University, Africa Night April 8, 2016

Organizer and Performer: Kwanzaa 1st Day December 26, 2015

MC: Djapo PreKwanzaa; Phillis Wheatly Association Dec 2015

Preformer: Trinity Cultural Arts Center 2015

Performer: Station Hope; Cleveland Public Theater 
May 2015 

MC: Natural Hair Care Expo. Cleveland Convention Center May, 2015

Actor, Writer: Spirit, A One Woman Show 
Mar. 2015  Kultivation Theater Cleveland, Ohio

Actor: LYNCH the play, Aug. 2014-Mar. 2015
Kultivation Theater Cleveland, Ohio

Performer: International Association of Blacks in Dance  Cleveland Museum of art Jan. 2015

Singer/Dancer: Djapo Juneteenth Celebration Cuyahoga County Auditorium, Ohio June, 2014

MC/Singer/Dancer: Natural Hair Care Expo. Cleveland Convention Center March, 2014

Performer: Greenpoint Lofts New Years Eve celebration New York City 2013/14

Performer: Karamu House Kwanzaa  DJAPO 2013

Performer:  Cleveland State University
Juneteenth Celebration 2013 & 12

MC: Natural Hair Expo Cleveland, OH Oct 2013-12

Performer:  Africa House International Culture Festival 2013 

Producer/Performer: Hurray for Black People presents Dr. Jewel Pookrum March, 2012

​Producer/Performer: Hurray for Black People Awards Feb. 2012

Performer:  Main Stage, Rock N Roll Hall of Fame: Cleveland, Ohio 2011

Performer: International African Arts Festival Brooklyn, New York 2012 & 2011

Raw Spirit Festival  Prescot, AZ Sept. 2012

Rockers: Joburg, So. Africa 2011

Echoes of an AfricanSoul: One Woman Show, 
Kan Zaman Dinner Theater. Cleveland, OH   Sept.  2010

Performer:  Raw Spirit Festival: 
Washington, DC  2009

Performer:  Checkerboard Lounge Hyde Park: Chicago, IL 2012

Echoes of An African Soul:  One Woman Show: Temple of Illumination, Brooklyn, New York 2011

Performer: African Cultural Parade:
Cleveland, Ohio 2009

Performer:  Historic Centrum Theater: 
Cleveland, Ohio 2009

Performer:  State House:  Joburg, So. Africa 2008

Snger:  New Gospel Choir:
Israel 2008

Performer: State of the World Forum:
Dimona, Israel 2008

Headlinder:  Peoples Ball: Dimona, Israel Oct. 2007

Performer: Head of the Nation Ball:
Dimona, Israel 2007

Singer: Shabaht Sader: Accra,Ghana 2007

Headliner- Langston Hughes Black Poetry Fest: St. Louis, MO (3 times)

Horray for Black People
MUDAPO Fest: Cleveland, Ohio
Eternity: Chicago, IL
Kilimanjaro: Cleveland, OH
Black is Beautiful: Cleveland Music Hall
Tribute to Hank Aaron: Cleveland Playhouse 
ElAnee with Daveed Nelson founding member "Last Poets" and the late Oscar Brown Jr.
ElAnee performing at the 
Langston Hughes Poetry Fest with Fred Wesley of the James Brown Band and founding members of the Last Poets.
ElAnee hosted dear friend 
Ralph Johnson founding member of the great R&B group Earth, Wind and Fire.
ElAnee sharing the stage withThe First Poets actress Beverly Todd and Actor Robert Guiliume of the hit show "Benson",  Also the Last Poets Dahveed Nelson and Zerahkiyah.
Consider El'Anee for your next event

  • Momma Africa Event 
  • Mistress of Ceremony 
  • Entertainment
  • African Storytelling
  • African Dance and Drum
  • Poetry

 Wisdom via Oral Tradition

Born the daughter of the late Teddy Blackmon one of New York city's most prominent producers and promoters who managed the famed Cotton Club - El'Anee has rhythm flowing through the core of her soul.

International singer, poet and griot; every time El'Anee takes the stage she sends out electrifying waves of cosmic afro-jazz-enlightenment. 

Everyone who sees her is touched by her magic, transformed by her spirit and enthralled by her presence. 
The depth of her message elevates and inspires others-that's why she calls it 
 Dimona, Israel 
with award winning jazz artist 
Bekki Kossa of South Africa

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ElAnee  MC at the Natural Hair Care Expo along with Proffesor Griff of Public Enemy. 

ElAnee performing with Actress, 
Singer, Dancer Lisa Lamothe 
New Year's Eve Brooklyn, New York

will make your event unforgettable!
New Year's Eve in NYC
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Nov. 2020

Sikakrom Event Center 
Ghana West Africa

The stage is my home!