Musician of the Week: Samika Jeffrey

Photo by Dylan Shepherd.

YEAR: Senior

MAJOR: Afrikan Studies/Sociology

HOMETOWN: Staten Island,N.Y.


What’s your instrument of choice?

My voice, I’m a spoken word poet.


What are you involved with musically?

I love music but I wouldn’t consider myself a musician. I love attending concerts with live bands.


Who have you been listening to lately?

Lately I’ve been listening to Mahdi Jordan, he’s a great artist… love his music; it’s so relaxing.


What’s your plan for the future?

Getting out of New York and traveling the world.


Any advice for aspiring musicians?

Speak from the soul and hopefully others will understand you