"Lyric won’t just spend her time on the mic complaining. She’s offering a solution and promises to “feed us the truth.” She promises, “As you follow me. I will lead you to enlightenment.” Lyric’s a smart woman.... If Lyric were a chef, her specialty would be food for thought"
"MissDirection" is a jarring album, provocative and dense with its examination of self and culture. It also reflects Umeh's own development as a magician of sorts. The child of Nigerian immigrants, she spent her youth feeling like an outcast, eventually summoning up the nerve to take her poetry to public stages and, ultimately, finding an assertive stage voice in music that has made her a talent on the brink of a national breakout. Having just released "MissDirection," Lyric Michelle looks poised for a big breakout next month at the South By Southwest Music Conference and beyond. Hers is one of the most striking albums released thus far in the new year."
-(The Houston Chronicle)
"She raps, she sings, she speaks the truth and always delivers a powerful performance. She is a veteran of Houston's Kickback Sunday collective and recently wowed a New York Audience at the the inaugural Screw York City event at Santos Party House"
"Not many performers I’ve encountered have gripped me in such a way, I was left in awe…however, when it does happen, it’s as refreshing as the first glimpse of an Oasis in the Sahara. A few months ago, my thirst was quenched for the first time by her and I’ve, subsequently, been a fan ever since."