Spoken word artist and writer J. Ivy lifts up fatherhood

J. Ivy’s voice walks 10 feet in front of him. Performing professionally now for more than a decade, he arrived on the national scene as the heat-spitter that closed out Kanye West’s inspirational “Never Let Me Down.” Here, he explains the motivation behind his new book, Dear Father, which drops Jan.27 as part of a larger campaign meant to help fathers and their children heal. Visit http://dearfatherletters.com/welcome/ for more info.

The Real TJ Crawford (on twitter @tjcrawford4real)

The real TJ Crawford (@tjcrawford4real) is a hip hop generation, social entrepreneur building community via words, deeds and actions.

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