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Poet for the proletariat
You’ve heard emcees rap about their cars. You’ve heard them rap about their chemical vices. You’ve even heard them rap about the crimes they’ve committed, the cities they’re from and the groups that they represent. Less commonly do you hear rappers talking about homelessness and politics and the impact that they’ve had in their lives. That’s what’s unique about local rapper Poet: He’s not afraid to open up about the hardships in his life that some of his contemporaries might find embarrassing. Wouldn’t Views from Rio Grande make for very interesting content?-Keith L. Mcdonald
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POET FREESTYLIN ON KRCL RADIOACTIVE!
SLUG MAGAZINE ALBUM REVIEW 3/2016-RADICAL THOUGHT!
No matter where you may stand, Radical Thought is an album that should be on everyone’s radar, not only to hear well-educated lyrics but also to hear a genuinely well-put-together collection of music. –Connor Brady
LISTEN TO POET ON KRCL RADIOACTIVE VOICES FROM THE STREETS!
the Salt Lake Tribune
SluG Mag album Review
The self-described “hip-hop anarchist” Poet does not fail to live up to his own hype. “Crash & Burn” sets the tone early in the album, bringing up Eric Garner’s murder and challenging those who talk about injustice from behind the protective screen of social media to take the streets and protest-Ali Shimkus
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U92 #BARZ EPISODE 6 W/ DJ EROCKALYPZE
POET ON K-UTE HIP HOP DRIP
SLUG MAGAZINE oCTOBER 2017
Episode#243-JamesTheMormon And Poet
Jamesthemormon and Poet are two of Salt Lake City’s best rap and hip-hop artists. Two very different sounds with different goals, Jamesthemormon and Poet come together to share their mutual hope to create change in the community.
Produced by Angela H. Brown and Secily Saunders