When people attend a comedy show, they reasonably expect to to leave laughing. However, when leaving a showcase featuring Von Roburts, people leave laughing and thinking about the insight he shared, as well. Von is a hilarious comedian who’s commanding presence and blunt honesty make it almost impossible to ignore what he is saying. He is also an Actor, who sites Dave Chappelle, Jerry Seinfeld, Bobbie Oliver, and Patrice O’ Neal as major influences to sharpening his skill-set. His intelligence as a writer has allowed him to tour around the United States and work with writers from Funny Or Die and Bone Thugs N Harmony. Connect with Von and listen in on his podcast, “These Guys and Girls” Wednesday mornings on SoundCloud and iTunes.
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Nerds are smart. People have come to expect those who are called such to be unorthodox, uncanny, or even enthusiastic at what they do. Spoken Word artist Dominic “Nerd” McDonald is no exception to this stereotype. The Los Angeles native has remained persistence in his dedication to mastering his passion. He has competed on the Cal State University, Long Beach Poetry Slam Team from 2005 to 2007 while obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing. Anyone attending his performance can expect to have a cerebral experience. Dominic has also self-published his first poetry book titled The Love Song of D. Nerd McDonald inspired from his experiences with Love and relationships. You can purchase The Love Song of D. Nerd McDonald at www.lulu.com/us/en/shop/dominic-nerd-mcdonald/the-love-song-of-d-nerd-mcdonald/paperback/product-22528084.html and follow Nerd on his journey through social media below
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Ball players recognize his presence on the Basketball court, wordsmiths acknowledge witty lyrics in his raps, many know him as Ruthless from Nickelodeon’s TV show Game Shakers, but his children know him as Dad. Shel Bailey maintains the delicate balance between family life, career, and passion making ambition an understatement to describe this Creative. He is a jack of many trades bringing Spoken Word Poetry, Rap, and Acting together further exemplifying his work ethic and dedication to his craft. Be sure to catch Shel Bailey in Season 2 of Game Shakers. Bailey’s music is available on iTunes, Google Play, as well as other music platforms. Also, check out his latest music video, “Wild Barbarian” below.
When Spoken Word Poetry and Soul music are fused, the result is the gifted individual we know today as Ventage. Ariel “Ventage” Taylor is a well-rounded artist; she is a poet, singer, designer, songwriter, model, and dancer. The songstress debuted her first project aptly named Spoken Soul in 2014 and has released a project every year since further cultivating the unique genre.