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Submit your best lyric, inspire your favorite artist, & test your creative chops against a whole community  of seriously talented folks.                                                     MEET OUR FEATURED ARTIST BELOW!

Yashi Brown

Inspiration |  Reach Out & Touch


This month, we bring you poet, author & spoken word artist, Yashi Brown! A member of the endlessly talented Jackson family (yep, music royalty!) and award-winning mental health advocate who’s been recognized by the White House, Yashi truly has lyrics in her blood and an important message to share!

Yashi & GetLit!

Yashi and the renowned GetLit Players, who are the most watched poets on the internet & use poetry to promote teen literacy, are going to write a spoken word piece WITH US that Yashi will put to music with her brother, producer & songwriter, Austin Brown, (Pharrell, Q-Tip, Jojo) and producing partner, Brian London (Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga) along with some EXCITING special guests! STAY TUNED!

Song Theme

The theme of our song is “Reach Out & Touch Somebody” in the hopes that we can all help, inspire & empower each other and raise awareness about mental health!

Find out more in Yashi’s Inspiration Video and meet the extraordinary GetLit Players, Marquesha & Monique!

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A portion of the proceeds from the song resulting from this collaboration will benefit, & Project Return Peer Support Network.


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