KING OF POETRY
Blaq Ice is just who you need to add a little Blaq Icing on the cake. To book Blaq Ice for your upcoming event, call us now at 312.719.7310 or 708.267.9725
Blaq Ice is more than just a Spoken Word Artist or poet, but he is a true entertainer. His skills come in many different forms. As a host and emcee, he is electrifying and adds a chemistry to any event he is a part of. As a DJ, he knows what to play and when to play it.
In addition, his hosting skills gives an added advantage, it's like getting 2 in 1. As a lecturer and public speaker, his ability to connect to his audiences, has left many who have heard him inspired and motivated.
Inspired by early Hip Hop of the '80s and the movie Krush Groove, Blaq Ice decided to try his hand at being a rap artist. After a brief encounter with a local Rap group called the M.O.C. crew, his passion for words, writing and performing finally came to life. He cultivated his silky-smooth style in the Englewood community in his hometown of Chicago, where he also founded the international P.O.E.T organization in 1990. Over the next 25 years his career would go from local to international.
Great News, 2019 has been a momentous year for King of Poetry Blaq Ice. In April, he produced and release his 25th album (TYR-ONE), on July 5th, he won his 6th Chicago Music Award. On July 6th he produced and released his 26th album (BACK 2 THE BASICS), a collab album with THE LEGENDS OF CHICAGO HIP HOP.
On July 7th he took home the Dubceez Underground Music award for Producer of the Year. He has already gone on an international Jamaica tour and hosted the NATIONAL POETRY FEST along with The P.O.E.T Movement. What's even better is, the year is only half-way over.