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Sekou (tha misfit) is a two-time champion of the National Poetry Slam Competition (2002 and 2003), as well as the winner of the 2003 Word Up! National Poetry Slam, his work has been featured on such diverse media outlets as ABC World News, MSNBC’s Hardball, HBO’s Def Poetry, Showtime’s Crossover, MTV’s Battlegrounds, BET’s Lyric Café, Artisan Films’ Belly DVD, Oprah Winfrey’s celebration of Maya Angelou’s 75th birthday, P-Diddy’s Annual White Party, several national commercial spots and two national spoken word tours, including Declare Yourself - which registered over 1 million new voters. Sekou’s dedicated years as an elementary school teacher make him a favorite among schools, while his universal appeal has him sought as a “secret weapon” by such companies as NIKE and the ACLU for the unique electricity his poetry brings to internal presentations and marketing. He and partner Steve Connell were invited to perform at the 12th Annual HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, CO, and the prestigious Ojai Playwrights Conference where they unveiled their new play, The Word Begins, currently scheduled for its world premiere, 9-week run at the Signature Theatre in Washington DC. Sekou is an accomplished actor, voice-over artist, songwriter, and music producer. Each of his independent CD releases - including his latest double CD of spoken word, Afrodeezyackz/The Mumblings of a Madman - have earned him an impressive array of regional and national music awards. In addition to his Los Angeles Music Award for Outstanding Music Video and a nomination for Best Hip-Hop Artist, his collection of Just Plain Folks awards, including Best Spoken Word Album, Best Hip-Hop Album, Best Producer, and Best Holiday Album, make him the most awarded artist in the largest music organization in the nation.
Who I'd like to meet:
Anyone interested in checking out my work or joining my poetry family of friends, fans and supporters. Hope to see ya at a show!