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O'Dellshae TruVarsha Wiles Robinson El Bey, artistically known as Egypt English
Egypt English


O'Dellshae TruVarsha Wiles Robinson El Bey, artistically known as Egypt English, is a writer and international recording artist. She is the force behind the poetry EP and book "Opening Ceremony Vol. 1: The Birth of Egypt English". She graduated from Frostburg State University with a degree in English Literature and an enhanced love for the art of storytelling. In addition to her poetry career, Egypt is an ICJS Justice Leader in Baltimore, a certified life coach for budding creative entrepreneurs, and the host of the lifestyle podcast, "From Wrong to Write". When she is not refining her crafts, you can find her making vibrant memories with her husband and son. She loves listening to a wide array of music, taking impromptu trips to the beach and mountains, and spending time with her family. A native of the quiet sticks of Saponi country at Ringgold, Virginia, Egypt is captivated by the culture, hues, and hustle and bustle of Baltimore and the beautiful waters of Annapolis. Want to know more? Visit her blog, and follow her on Instagram @leideEnglish.


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-The Spice & Tea Exchange® of Annapolis

-Annapolis City Dock
-Crabtown Kickbox


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