Writing since the age of 9, Serena Richardson, aka ‘Wisdom,’aka 'WisdomSOUL', performed her first piece in 1998, gaining her the title "Diva" for her poetic style. Wisdom recognizes her purpose as a gift from God to deliver messages of positivity; her charge, to speak words that bear truth; her mission being "To heal the world".
Deemed "The Next Generation Host,’ Wisdom currently Hosts her own online radio show called "The VYBe" on Radiosupa.com which was a spinoff from her original open mic show, "The VYBe" in the thriving Phoenix downtown area. Wisdom has hosted and featured at numerous poetry venues and Hip Hop shows; in addition to being instrumental in organizing and hosting Arizona’s first All Female Hip Hop Showcase.
Her credits range from hosting, to performances on stage opening for top artists like Kurtis Blow, KRS ONE , Erykah Badu, and Lupe Fiasco as well as Digable Planets to independent film credit for her appearance in “The Oracle, Alexis films, Jessica Holter's "Dont Say the P Word", Her portrayal of her own poetic works, as well as those of world-renowned poets in several “Black Poet Ventures Poeticductions,” as well as her debut as director for the original “Soft & Wet”.
Wisdom’s considers her greatest accomplishment is her appearance with industry actresses Malinda Williams, Nicole Ari Parker (HBO series Soul Food), Keke Shepperd (Showtime at The Apollo), Annie McKnight(BET/Comic View), Rhonda Stubbins White(Film and daytime soaps), Jessica Holter(Punany Poets) and Terrie J. Vaughn (Steve Harvey Show), in Eve Enslers “Vagina Monologues” , directed by Vanessa Williams(HBO’s Soul Food Series).
Wisdom is currently working on a book, writing a stage play, and will soon be releasing 2 CD's where her provocative poetry merges with music and can be experienced by an even wider audience.
Check out Wisdom and The VYBe every Monday night 7-9pm mst / 19p-12a est. on www.radiosupa.com , an eclectic mix of Spokenword, Neo-SOUL, Hip- Hop, & Jazz fusion.