Rickie Byars and Wop Dat Doo
Rickie Byars is one of the most acclaimed and beloved singer-songwriters there is in the genre of inspirational/New Thought music. Through her three-decade career as both a solo artist and as a choir director, Byars’ deeply soulful and heart-felt songs of spiritual renewal, uplift and empowerment have struck a powerful chord with audiences around the globe. Live-streamers who take part in her weekly Sunday Devotionals are uplifted through her music and her messages—always delivered with joy and laughter. Rickie has released nine albums over her illustrious career. Sunday devotionals
She dedicates much of her time to social activism including Voices4Freedom, an abolitionist organization that works to free the 70-million modern-day slaves around the world, Kuumba in Motion, a non-profit educational initiative that helps empowers children to discover their inherent gifts and talents through exposure to nature, the arts and creative science so that they can contribute to humanity and the planet as a whole. For 22 years, Rickie has co-lead Soul Sisters Today, empowering women through workshops, meditations and healing modalities. Rickie is also the Founder of HUBCITY LIVE/ ETHIOPIA- MINCHU Project.