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"I am intellectually impressed by your diversity and ability to impregnate my psyche with thoughts that are healthy for my spirit. Dissipating any doubt, causing me to surrender my love without hesitation, bringing fourth revelations, of circumstantial confusion, now my mental is having multitudes of illusions of us being together forever..." Onney from her book, "Infinite Silhouettes"
Onney, The Poetic Diva, addresses a wide range of life's issues that concern us all. She is an insightful hip - hop poetess who uses her incendiary vocal skills to take us into the erotica of love and the morass of social and political issues that concern us all. Her observations are laced with wisdom beyond her years and saut ed in humor that holds the listener or the reader rapt.
Onney has performed at venues across the country opening for the Isely Brothers, Angela Winbush, Little Man, BET's Shawn Harris, BET's Shang, Michael Blackston and many more. She is featured on well known Houston rapper Kiotti's new CD entitled "Almost Famous". Onney is also perfecting her craft in journalism as the Entertainment Editor and columnist for the "Houston Sun Newspaper". She currently Hosts for a T.V. show "Texas Luxury Suites" a show that showcases the excellent talent in Texas. She is also Co-Hosting & Co-Directing "What's Happening T.V.", a show that is currently in Pre-Production.
In all of theses accomplishments, Onney is simply extending the roots of the musical dynasty into which she was born, the celebrated Laws family. Like Ronnie, Hubert, Eloise, and Debra she has created a strong following early in her career. Through her publishing company "Onney Publishing & Performances " she has recently published her own poetic book entitled "Infinite Silhouettes" as well as works from other authors such as Melanie Wilson, Howard McAfee and more. You can find her books on the shelves of Borders, Target, Barnes & Nobles as well as Amazon.com, Xlibris.com, CollegeBooks.com and many more!
Her debut album "BeYou2Feel Music" which features her hit single "October" is set to be released later this year and will do much to set Onney firmly in place as a recording and literary force in the popular culture for years to come. She features artist such as Queensley Felix, Jolivette, and Deep Blu See to name a few. Onney has also been cast for several acting and speaking roles in movies such as the Comedic Screen Play "Rent-A-Car"; Suspense Movie "Finalized", Horror Film "The Dark" and most recently gangster/love story "Elbows & Vows" Directed by Greg Carter featuring Reagan Gomez, A.J. Lamas and Gary Sturgis. In both "Rent-A-Car" and "Elbows & Vows" Onney plays the role of herself as a poetess/songstress during performance scenes in the movies. She also received writers credit in SAG film "Elbows & Vows for writing the Poetry that Reagan Gomez and A.J. Lamas recited on the poetic scenes throughout the movie, which has been deemed a huge accomplishment by business counterparts.
"Onney" (Lanora C. Laws) was born and raised in Houston Texas. Onney is an author spoken word artist, actress, model, lyricist, singer and songwriter. She displays multiple talents from Rap, R&B and Literal Writing. Onney is a member of Houston-Poets.Com association out of Houston, Texas. Onney addresses social, political, spiritual, romantic and comical issues through the art of spoken word and literature.
What Poetry & Music Means to Onney...
"Poetry and song defines the intellectual capacity of ones being. It is the prophecy of one's thoughts, dreams, hopes and aspirations. Poetry can encompass many things, such as being an inspiration for freedom of speech through the art of writing and spoken-word. Poetry involves the creation of a broader imagination while targeting the reality of real life circumstances. Poetry is the art of music and spoken word"...Onney
CEO of Onney Publishing & Performances
Author & Publisher of Best Seller "Infinite Silhouettes" See Borders, Target, etc.
Entertainment Editor of "The Houston Sun" Newspaper
Host of T.V. Show "TLS" (The Luxury Suites)
Director & Co-Host of "What's Happening T.V."
Entertainer: Spoken Word Artists, Author, Publisher, Singer, Lyricist, Model, Actor, CEO, Journalist
www.myspace.com/onneymusic (music page) See Galleries Here
www.myspace.com/onneythepoetes s (fan page)
www.onney.net (Artist Website)
http://www.topcatlive.com/prof iles/34-poets/136-onney (feature site)
You can also go to www.houstonsun.com and click on the entertainment section. Here you will be able to see previous articles that were published by the paper that Onney has written as well as her contact info for Media: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Houston Sun currently has 90,000 Houston Readers and the responses are phenomenal!
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