A performance of the famous rapper Waka Flocka Flame was accompanied by the renowned American sign language interpreter Holly Maniatty. She was not just translating the lyrics but dancing to the rhythm. The rapper joined Maniatty to draw attention to her stunning performance:
The video has become the hit on the Internet as it was watched more than 150,000 times.
Holly Maniatty has also performed during a performance of Snoop Dog:
And here is another performance of Wu-Tang Clan Bonnaroo:
According to Pickle, Maniatty works with an organisation called Everyone’s Invited, which provides that music events are inclusive for people with disabilities. She performed with stars like Bruce Springsteen and U2.
Maniatty prepares seriously for the concerts, watching past performances of the artist and memorizing lyrics. Because she not just interprets but powerfully communicates the lyrics and the energy of the song.