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A Word from el Poeta...

I feel honored to have been named the Tampa Bay Artist of The Year at the 2014 Tampa Bay Regional Talkie AwardsI had a blast at the awards show and official after party, rockin' the house VIP style.  A huge thanx goes out to all of those who made this possible.  I will continue to provide you all with quality Hip-Hop and continue to raise the bar with top notch recordings as well as explosive live performances.  Big things are coming!

Live Performance @ The Talkies

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Red Carpet fun!

About the Artist

Pedro el Poeta is an award-winning Hip-Hop/Spoken Word/Freestyle artist, an activist, a husband & proud father of two, a teacher, and an Eckerd College graduate with a B.A. in Creative Writing.  Born during the civil war in Nicaragua, Pedro immigrated to the U.S., becoming a political refugee at the age of six, and grew up in the Washington D.C. area.  He has been performing from an early age, and since moving to St. Petersburg, FL in 2001, he has racked up a long list of accomplishments, including: Getting named 2014 Tampa Bay Artist of the Year at the 2014 Tampa Bay Regional Talkie Awards;  Being an honorary speaker at TEDx Tampa Bay 2011; Performing the entire soundtrack of the internationally acclaimed, award-winning short film, "Torn Asunder;" Getting featured in the documentary, "Hip-Hop! Remember Me?"; Opening for legendary icons like Cypress Hill, Method Man & Redman; George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelics, Black Uhuru, and Russell Simmon's Def Poetry Jam on Broadway; As well as many other great accomplishments. He has also produced four albums, including “the Street Reporter EP,” which was executive produced by multi-platinum producer, Lance Quinn (Bon Jovi, Talking Heads, etc.). With a style all his own, filled with witty lyricism, explosive energy, great sense of timing, and a powerful stage presence, this internationally acclaimed Hip-Hop Poet is definitely a force to be reckoned with in the scene.

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  • Manny Lopez

    Manny Lopez Clearwater Fl

    Congrats, Hermano you are the best!!!
    Congrats, Hermano you are the best!!!
  • Jonas Vorndran Meyer

    Jonas Vorndran Meyer The Burg

    This is hot material
    This is hot material
  • Shante'

    Shante'

    I would love to come show the love on Sunday! :) Get it, Pedro!:)
    I would love to come show the love on Sunday! smile Get it, Pedro!smile
  • LeeLee

    LeeLee In Your Back Yard

    "I'll kill ya in a second with a harddrive, that ain't no joke, I'm an uber fucking geek social engineering every time I speak." I love you Dro, you're an inspiration, a mentor, and you have a chicken which is very mexican of you!:D
    "I'll kill ya in a second with a harddrive,
    that ain't no joke,
    I'm an uber fucking geek
    social engineering every time I speak."

    I love you Dro, you're an inspiration, a mentor, and you have a chicken which is very mexican of you!biggrin
  • DJ Vague

    DJ Vague St. Petersburg

    Whatup, Fam! You're a beast, Homie! Killer hoodie, btw. We're takin' over this year!
    Whatup, Fam! You're a beast, Homie! Killer hoodie, btw. We're takin' over this year!
  • Ozonious

    Ozonious rockslamradio.com

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    Musicians are like big breasts, we need all the support we can get !!! www.rockslamradio.com
  • ANomalYE

    ANomalYE

    FUCK A TYPO ANomalYE DONT TYPE!!!
    FUCK A TYPO ANomalYE DONT TYPE!!!
  • ANomalYE

    ANomalYE THA BURG

    WHATS GOOD EL POETA! TRULY IN THE PRESENCE OF GREATNESS RECORDING WITH LANCE QUIN! A TRUE LEGEND, BOTH MUSICIAN AND PRODUCER. EmCee Genocide is THE HARDEST track coming out of this area or anywhere in teh south! WE BRINGING THE UNDERGROUND DOWN SOUTH! PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE MUSIC! GREAT READY IN 2012 WE TAKIN THIS WHOLE SHIT OVER!!!!
    WHATS GOOD EL POETA! TRULY IN THE PRESENCE OF GREATNESS RECORDING WITH LANCE QUIN! A TRUE LEGEND, BOTH MUSICIAN AND PRODUCER. EmCee Genocide is THE HARDEST track coming out of this area or anywhere in teh south! WE BRINGING THE UNDERGROUND DOWN SOUTH! PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE MUSIC! GREAT READY IN 2012 WE TAKIN THIS WHOLE SHIT OVER!!!!
  • Sarah

    Sarah St Petersburg, FL

    This site is like a Swiss Army Knife...everything you need! Like the merch. Soooo gettin me one of those Occupy Consciousness hoodies (P.s. thanks for thinkin of the ladies ;) That shit's fat
    This site is like a Swiss Army Knife...everything you need! Like the merch. Soooo gettin me one of those Occupy Consciousness hoodies (P.s. thanks for thinkin of the ladies wink That shit's fat
  • Vague

    Vague St. Petersburg

    Awesome site! Hip-Hop for the masses, Brother. Keep the fire alive!!!
    Awesome site! Hip-Hop for the masses, Brother. Keep the fire alive!!!

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