We would hear some ooohs and ahhhs…then a silence would fall on the audience. And instead of selling CD’s, He was slanging the Gospel.
But POETRI has also had major appearances in “The Horse Whisperer” alongside Jennifer Love Hewitt, a reocurring role on the EMMY Award winning show, Starting Over, the Snickers digi-sodes “Instant Def” alongside the Black Eyed Peas, as well as being a major thread to the storyline of the ground-breaking reality documentary “Black. Da’ Poetry Lounge has not only broadened the appeal of spoken word in Los Angeles, but has become a haven for young people to come and express their emotions in a positive atmosphere. This black militant fella once told me that Krispy Kreme used to be called... Once the revolution came back around all the black men would be too fat to fight, going through withdrawal symptoms, addicted to the KKK made to order glazed drugs... But everyday I see white people inside Krispy Kreme. I even saw the black militant fella in there one time, so I think it is safe to say that he was lieing. I must always fight this temptation of the creation of the perfect fattenning food... Written By: Poetri Jesus was a poet back in the day, But what if Jesus was a poet today? Cause for some people Jesus just ain’t good enough. Wow, if J-Fizzle the thug gospel poet was on stage today,how many would turn away, leave the night still not impressed?
White”, which was executive produced by Ice Cube and R. Poetri has now taken his popularity in the Spoken Word community, added some comedy, and founded Beverly Hills' Latest Phenomenon, Spoken Funk. All the same Krispy Kreme is still trying to kill me. There stock has jumped leaps and bounds since they met me. What if he bum rushed open mics begging to get on the list? Still not seeing the light cause they were concentrating on the bad honey in the short dress, she did look good, though, even got her number that night.
To regard Tony Award winner POETRI as just a poet would be underestimating his abilities.
As a writer/producer, he has worked on “Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Jam” on HBO and Broadway, for which he was a featured player as a prominent Def Poet.
POETRI has also written and appeared on over 150 commercials for clients like Nike, NFL Films, Lakers, Snickers, Reebok, BET and Arby’s. They would try to get me to eat something and I would just laugh.“Oh, be quiet little monster, I just ate! You think I want wear a size 4 xs, cause all the skinny kids do!
Today you can hear Poetri recite several of his poems on all KCAL 9 commercials for Laker Basketball. You don’t think I want to have a six pack and take off my shirt At any given time like all those pretty working out type brothers do for no reason at all.“Why is your shirt off, man?!! ”Then I would run outside and go play basketball for hours and work out unconsciously all the calories that I ate up that day. Now the monsters in my stomach are full grown adults, Conniving my taste buds like humans manipulate other humans. Well, this may be a shocker to you, but, I’m not skinny. I wear a 4x, cause that is the only size that fits me and my monsters. How many people do you know that sweat when they eat?
" They know me on a first name basis when I walk in. " When I roll through the drive-thru,they know my voice, "What's up, Poetri? I mean, seriously I wouldn’t want to mess up introducing Jehovah.
Um, ladies and gentleman…um…we have a very, very, very, veryspecial guest in the house tonight. But, for starters his Father…GOD…invented the world.
He is in New Orleans right now as well as on this very stage,hailing from the Planet of Heaven, Then someone in the audience yells out “HEAVEEEN! Please put your hands together for the Prophet, The Son of God, The HNIC, Head Noble Inspirational Christ, The Holy Master, The Truth, My good friend and Savior, Mr. Man, Da’ Poetry Lounge be getting the hottest poets!
Someone in the crowd would yell, “Do something from scripture!
Wait, a minute, we can invent the internet, but we can’t discover medicine that has no side effect?