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FRIDAY Apr 3, 2020

Spoken Word & Music Showcase - Prepare To Be SEVERELY Entertained!

Prentice Powell

With humility uncommon to those of like talent, Prentice Powell approaches every stage from Amsterdam to London and South Africa, knowing that he has a gift, yet allowing his performance to speak for itself.

Formerly host of the prestigious open mic Mouth Off Wednesdays in Oakland, CA. for six years, Powell is an educator, a family man, a writer, and an accomplished spoken word artist. He has been recognized as a National Slam Finalist, 2006 Oakland and San Francisco Grand Slam Champion, 2007 Spoken Word Artist of the Year by the Black Music Awards, 2011 East Bay Express Best Poet, and 2013 NAACP Image Award Nominee.

Powell has shared the stage with Stevie Wonder, The Roots, Dr. Cornell West, Marsha Ambrosious, and along with his fellow Fiveology members, opened for Jill Scott during her 2013 Summer Tour.

He is the only poet to have appeared on all sive seasons of Lexus Verses & Flow with eleven episodes to his credit and recently became the first spoken word artist to land a reoccurring spot on the Arsenio Hall Show, appearing a record three times.

Prentice Powell's spoken and written talent is notable, considering that both adequately communicate the depth of his consciousness in rhyme. As a distinguished member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., he embodies the mentality of scholarship, fellowship, good character, and the desire to uplift humanity, all in the midst of continuing to define himself