Richard Love, Music, Spoken Word


Richard Love
Cell: 757-503-1442

Educational Background/Training:

Music and inspiration can come in an instant. Richard (Testimony) Love captures those moments in his class, to create beautiful music. Love Creates beats on the fly, guides students through creative writing and production while leading meaningful dialogue. Love has been a content creator for over 12 years, studying at Norfolk State, TCC, as well as Teaching in Austin Texas. The goal is to show the power of manifestation through creativity and Freedom.


Richard Love is the Creative Program Coordinator for Teens With a Purpose. Love develops peer educators, recruits teens and community support by conducts dynamic educational and motivational workshops that jumpstart teens activism efforts and keep them trained on the issues of focus. Love formed the Just AART Project at TWP that focuses on the use of music engineering and production to mass produce messages of activism combining spoken word, hip hop and various other musical genres. Richard also known as Testimony, is a poet and musician and teaching artist. Love is also an award-winning international recording/ performing artist. He uses poetry and original music to heal and inspire the community. Love has been selected to participate in the Brave New Voices (BNV) Future Corps, a group of BNV alumni (19-24 years old) poets who attend the festival to serve as hosts, organizers, late night facilitators and culture keepers. He has assisted in facilitating this international event from 2008- 2018.




4th- 12th grade; Adults 18 - 55


Monday- Thursday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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