Y'all (Not) Gon' Make Me Lose My Mind!

Notes From A Hip-Hop Unicorn & Suicide Survivor

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About the Author

EMMA LEE M.C. (Emilia A. Ottoo) is an award-winning Hip-Hop creative, performer, athlete, digital producer, and ARTivist born in Uganda and raised in Harlem, New York City. She has performed at the American Museum of Natural History, Green Haven Correctional Facility, Apollo Theater, and the Academy Awards. Her works have appeared in the BronxArtSpace, Brooklyn University, Black Panther Film Festival, and World Health Organization. She is passionate about cultural exchange, creative intelligence, and positive social impact.


Mental health promotion is a priority. This book provides resources which can help people and communities prioritize activities, research, and conversations most likely to have an impact on mental health, trauma healing, survivorship, and overall wellness. The following list provides resources which represent diverse people, communities and needs. 


This trivia game offers participants a chance to quiz their knowledge and imagination about the experiences of the author in Hip-Hop, sports, entertainment, and social impact circles.

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“. . . Tugs at your heartstrings, caresses your soul, and inspiresyou to believe that there’s a way to overcome and transmuteyour trials in life into a true masterpiece. I found myself athome with her references and curious to learn how EMMALEE M.C. interpreted and experienced her journey into thatbeautifully complex world. I recommend this book to anybodyfeeling frustrated and defeated by the pressures life may bring.I also deem this a ‘Must-Read’ for those passionate about musicand the arts.” - Napoleon Da LegendBilingual Hip-Hop & Afrobeat Artist and Community Activist

“. . . Powerful and inspiring . . . My friend is also a Hip-Hopmusic aficionado, and her love of the genre is woven into thefabric of her life story. Her passion for music is a testament toher creative spirit, appreciation of art, thirst for knowledge, and self-expression. But what truly sets her apart is her determinationto pursue her dream of becoming a professional wrestler . .. requires not only physical strength but also mental fortitude,discipline, and perseverance. As she trains to reach her goal, sheserves as inspiration for anyone ever told that their dreams aretoo big, too crazy, or too impossible.” - Valentina Grimaldi Marine Ventures (NYC) Financial Technology and Investment Philanthropy

“Beautifully written! Profoundly deep and existential. Yet, aprose-poetry that is accessible and relatable. EMMA LEEholds the Philosopher’s Stone. Her inward exploration andmetaphysical practices are heroine. Her Hip-Hop sensibilitiesand proficiency make EMMA LEE M.C. a true Unicorn andHip-Hop Genius.” - Martha Diaz, Founder, Chief Curator & Operations, Hip-Hop Education Center and Chair, Archives, Curatorial, & Educational Affairs, Universal Hip-Hop Museum

“It’s so exciting to witness the evolution of EMMA LEE - an amazing Hip-Hop artist transforming into a force for wellness! This book gets real about mental health as she gets it right, telling her story, sharing insights, and representing brilliantly.” – Toni Blackman, U.S. Hip-Hop Ambassador & Creator of Lyrical Meditation Cypher Podcast

“A natural-born lyricist, EMMA LEE guides the reader through pivotal times in her life when conflict and hope come together to create opportunity and growth. Seasoned with dashes of quotable from rap legends and underground heavyweights, she tells a tale that is sometimes heart wrenching, other times comedic, but always conveyed with the linguistic swagger of an elite MC.” – Sebastien “Seb” Elkouby, Award-Winning Hip-Hop Educator, Writer, Producer and Founder of the Longest Running UC/CSU Approved CTE Hip-Hop Course in the US

“You don’t know what paths people’s lives take, it’s an honor and privilege to be a small part of that cog. Martial arts and Hip-Hop are very near and dear to me, so to have a next generation still doing the work and continuing to push the envelope of using the platform of these cultures, what they’re about and what we represent to it means a lot. The journey this young lady’s on is a very important one.” – José Manuel Figueroa, Chen Taijiquan World Champion, Kung Fu Hall of Famer and Author, Filmmaker, Choreographer, Instructor, Holistic Consultant

Note From the publisher

"In 'Y'ALL (NOT) GON' MAKE ME LOSE MY MIND,' Emma Lee M.C. weaves a compelling narrative, fusing Hip-Hop culture with the strength of a survivor. It's a powerful testament to storytelling's healing and transformative power."

-Wahida Clark, New York Times Bestseller

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