J poetic is a hip-hop influenced spoken word artist, emcee and producer. Wanting to make the listener think, he blends metaphor, theology, and philosophy through passionate lyricism and wordplay. His sound is unique in that it unifies different genres such as folk and hip-hop with heartfelt acoustic indie vibes, abstract samples, boom bap breaks, and North West soul.
J poetic has gained national recognition as a spoken word artist winning the poetry slam competition at both the 2013 & 2014 Justice Conference Poetry Slam in Philadelphia and LA. He has written custom spoken word pieces for leadership conferences and organizations such as Youth For Christ, and Imago Dei.
He has been playing shows, showcases, youth groups, bars, release parties as well as conferences, and events consistently for the last two years.During this time he has performed in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles, and has been a featured artist in Portland for events such as Portland Soundcheck at the Aladdin Theater, as well as a featured artist for The Portland Poetry Slam. He has shared the stage with artists that were part of American Idol, NBC The Voice and other MTV networks. His live show is a mixture of passionate spoken word, contemplative hip-hop, and high-energy lyricism.
If you’re interested in having J Poetic perform at an event, conference, or show, or are interested in having him write a custom piece for your organization please email firstname.lastname@example.org or simply contact him directly via the contact tab.