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Bilaal Muhammad

Author's Bio

Bilaal Muhammad Bio: Bilaal Muhammad, a native of Philadelphia, currently living in St. Marys, GA. A poetically skilled poet who constructs monuments with his words, and he proudly carries the torch of activism. Since embracing the spoken word scene in 2001 he has been a force with his information filled poetically charged tirades. He is currently employed by the City of St. Marys as the City Marshal which makes Bilaal an interesting poet. Bilaal is a staunch advocate against injustice and his mission is to utilize his words to activate the masses to make change. Bilaal believes that spoken word poetry is the epitome of the performing arts. He uses the various poetry venues as his stage to address the many issues that affect the black community so he stands in the cross hairs with the microphone as his armor. He has performed his poetry at various venues throughout Georgia, Florida, and Philadelphia such as October Galley Panoramic Poetry (Philadelphia), Soul Release (Jacksonville), Spoken Word Poetry (Brunswick, GA), We Speak Poetry (Jacksonville), Verses @ Phat Katz (Hinesville, GA), Club Apree and Club Oz (Savannah), 5Spot (Philadelphia),. He was a featured poet of the week on Black on Black Rhyme web site. He was the Featured poet at Club Oz, Savannah, Featured poet at Spoken Word, Brunswick, GA, Featured poet at Respect for Life Book Store, Brunswick, Featured poet at We Speak Fuel Coffee House, Jacksonville, Featured poet at World of Nation African Village, Metro Park 2003, 2005, Jacksonville. He is the host of The Poet’s Venue, sponsored by Taro’s Coffee House, an Open Mic Series for Poets, Lyricist, Musicians, etc. held on the third Satuday of every month at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. He has authored The Humble Poet, a collection of poems and the producer two spoken word CDs, P.O.E.T. and Echoes of a Torn Soul his debut CD that is available by contacting Bilaal Contact Info: Bilaal Muhammad 912 674 1783 email bilaalmuhammad@yahoo.com www.myspace.com/bilaalmuhammad www.sayitinpoerty.com/bilaalmuhammad

Publications and Prizes

Performances:
The Art Gallery Philadelphia PA (2012), Word Flow Cafe Philadelphia, PA (2012), Coastal College of Georgia (2009), Soul Release - Jacksonville, FL (2008), Taro's Coffee House - Kingsland, GA (2008), October Gallery - Philadelphia, PA (2004), World of Nations, Jacksonvill, FL (2004), We Speak Poetry, Ragland's - Jacksonville, FL (2003)

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Troubled Soul Refinery by Taalam Acey, Sex At Noon Taxes by Sally Van Doren, The Woman Who Isn't Was by Ainsley Burrows

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Listing last updated: September 4, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Philadelphia, PA
Raised in:
Philadelphia, GA

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