“This Is Not The Book That You're Looking For” proclaims the title of the first chapter of (almost), the newest book by faith-based music's favorite pint-sized poet. From the first sentence, Egypt Ali's words read like conversations with an old friend.
21-year-old, award-winning, spoken word artist Egypt Speaks has announced the release of her second book entitled (almost) and a headlining supporting tour.
Egypt Speaks is one of the most unique voices in contemporary faith-based art. She's an established instrumentalist, songwriter, and speaker-- but her voice has been heard most consistently as a powerful poet and spoken word artist. This year, Egypt released her third full recorded album, a project titled Wanderer. The 12 tracks are equal parts artistry and conversation, like finding a new friend in the verses. I had the privilege of talking to Egypt about Wanderer and her unique story as an artist.