Who Is Jendog Lonewolf…?

 

 Jendog Lonewolf is a Two-Spirit Hip Hop MC, Photographer, Teaching Artist, and Collage Creator, born and bred in pre-hipster/pre-gentrified Bushwick, Brooklyn during some of New York City’s ugliest eras.  She’s a Black Native and Self-proclaimed ‘Hood Ambassador’, with deep roots in the Grand Cayman Islands Jendog navigates a myriad of spaces as a multi-disciplinary artist who contends with intersectional experiences, challenges stereotypes, and delivers messages of Love, Life, Social Justice, Fun, and Self-defense.  She represents the essence of Hip Hop Culture and music as a voice of the People and delivers hard-hitting, factual rhymes loaded with veracity, telling stories of how she lives, loves, learns, and sees.

Jendog Lonewolf‘s music has been featured in the independent film, a German New York City DVD Tourist Guide, and on several compilations, including Femme Fatales of Rap and the AWOL Magazine Mixtape.  She’s graced stages at NYC’s Cures-Not-Wars ParadeProps To Hip Hop: Fugees Tribute, The NuYorican Poet’s CafePsuedo.comLion’s DenGalapagos, and also shared a stage with the R&B legend Nile Rodgers as part of Three Dot Dash’s third annual Just Peace Summit at The Bitter End.  As a touring artist, she performs at numerous colleges and universities as one half of the performance duo, Brooklyn DreamWolf, with YaliniDream, facilitating workshops internationally with students from grade school through university level, as well as at national conferences.  Her photography and songs were highlighted at the Native Bushwick Artist Series and she is currently preparing her much-anticipated solo album, EyesUpWiseUpRiseUp for independent release.

           Brooklyn DreamWolf performed at Cape Town City HallSouth Africa for War Resisters International’s “Small Actions, Big Movements: the Continuum of Nonviolence” Conference as well as in the Townships of Khayelitsha and Manenberg for members of the severely neglected, marginalized communities.  Jendog also featured at End of The Weak in Johannesburg.  The last stop of the tour, she traveled to Sri Lanka with YaliniDream and cellist, Varuni Tiruchelvam, to workshop with teachers and perform for youth and community in still-dangerous, war-affected areas.

Jendog in Srilanka
Jendog in Srilanka

She completed a tour to CambodiaIndia, and Sri Lanka as part of Brooklyn DreamWolf with YaliniDream.  They performed for Harry BelafonteJoan Baez, and Daniel Ellsberg at War Resisters League’s 90th Anniversary Bash & Peace Awards Ceremony and the Asian American Arts Alliance ‘s 32nd Anniversary Gala and NQAPIA’s Community Catalyst Awards Gala.  They performed and facilitated workshops at Stanford UniversitySyracuse UniversityHampshire CollegeCity CollegeNew York University, Oberlin CollegeUniversity of Michigan Ann Arbor, SUNY Fredonia, and had shows internationally in CambodiaLondonCanadaGrand CaymanIndia, and Sri Lanka, as well as across the United States (aka Turtle Island).  She released a song and video project in conjunction with Indigenous Rising & Indigenous Environmental Network on the “Stop REDD” Environmental/Climate Justice project and recently, Jendog was invited to collaborate with Grammy-Award winner, Dan Zanes, on a Lead Belly tribute track for a forthcoming Smithsonian Folkways album.

Jendog Lonewolf is also a recipient of an original Kehinde Wiley painting from VH1’s Hip Hop Honors for her contributions to Hip Hop Culture, the Rapp’n Tate Da Great’s Hip Hop United Under One Star 2014 Humanitarian Award, the 2015 Women’s Humanitarian International Award and a 2015 Hip Hop Honors Award for her role(s) as Hip Hop MC, Artivist, and Educator.

Are you interested in having Jendog Lonewolf or DreamWolf
teach a Hip Hop workshop at your campus,
or perform at your event?
International venues are welcome.
Connnect with Jendog Lonewolf.

eyes up
wise up
rise up
~~~>time is of the essence<~~~