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, when to play it and how to get everyone up and involved.
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.
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
Great News, 2022 was a momentous year for King of Poetry Blaq Ice. In April, he release his 8th book and his first solo book. He also one his 8th Chicago Music Award. Last year he hit a personal record with 192 live performances and over 100 radio shows. In September he produced the 12th Annual National Spoken Word Fest and the 6th Annual National Spoken Word Awards.
2023 is picking up where 2022 left off. With only 3 months into the year, he has already
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