Brooklyn Dreamwolf is the award-winning Hip Hop/Poetry/Storytelling duo comprised of lyrically gifted, Brooklyn-born, Hip Hop MC Jendog Lonewolf and award-winning Performing Artist/Poet, YaliniDream. Rooted in ending the full continuum of violence and exploitation, from the intimate to the global and from the home to the street to the state, Brooklyn DreamWolf invokes a commanding integration of Hip Hop, Poetry, Theater and Dance in their collaborative work, Above Street Level.
They’ve performed internationally in Africa, Asia, Europe and across North America, sharing stages with icons like Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Harry Belafonte, Joan Baez and Rah Digga. Each have performed at a wide range of venues from Lincoln Center, New York Live Arts, New World Theater, the Vittum Theater, Dixon Place, Yale, Stanford, Brown and numerous other institutions.
YaliniDream conjures Spirit through her unique blend of poetry, theater, song, and dance-- reshaping reality and seeking peace through justice in the lands of earth, psyche, soul, and dream. She is a consultant with Vision Change Win Consulting; is an Arts & Wellness specialist with EM Arts; teaches Social Justice Pedagogy & the Arts at University of San Francisco; was an artist in residence at University of Michigan's Center for World Performance Studies; and received the Jerome Foundation's Fellowship in Literature. YaliniDream is currently participating in the development of reg e. gaine's musical, The 88.
Black Native, Photographer, and multi-disciplinary Artist, Jendog Lonewolf is a touring Hip Hop MC; a recipient of an original Kehinde Wiley painting from VH1's Hip Hop Honors for contributions to Hip Hop Culture; Rappin' Tate Da Great's Hip Hop United Under One Star Humanitarian Award; a citation from the City of Brooklyn; and she collaborated with Grammy® winner, Dan Zanes on "Lead Belly, Baby!", a tribute album for Smithsonian Folkways Records, which was submitted for Grammy® consideration.
As cultural workers that each sit at the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality, Brooklyn Dreamwolf moves through different spaces, uniting, and facilitating conversations across disparate communities and movements.