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Here's the long anticipated official music video for "Bigger Than This," the titular track from Pedro el Poeta's latest album. The video is a sort of tribute to 90's East Coast Hip-Hop videos in style and grit, with a modern vibe interlaced throughout. The lyrics capture the essence of many contemporary issues that we are experiencing throughout the country today. This is #conscioushiphop #realhiphop #fightmusic #biggerthanthis

Video by: Lost Compass Films

Special Thanks to: Jason B. from Lost Compass Films for a great job with the filming and editing; Nick Canning for helping conceptualize the video; Lance Quinn and DJ Suess for a great sounding track; Autumn Kay from AK47 Hair for the awesome braid designs in the video; All of my friends, fans, and fam, as well as the few celebrities who made an appearance in the video. Enjoy.

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About the Artist

Pedro el Poeta is an award-winning Hip-Hop/Spoken Word/Freestyle artist, an activist, a 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; Featuring music on the soundtrack of the award-winning full-length film, "Southsyde;" 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, Tom Morello, Black Uhuru, and Russell Simmon's Def Poetry Jam on Broadway; As well as many other great accomplishments. He has also produced five albums, including the highly anticipated, full-length album, "Bigger Than This," and the very successful “Street Reporter EP,” both of which were 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, conscious lyrics, and a powerful stage presence, this internationally acclaimed Hip-Hop street reporter is definitely a force to be reckoned with in the scene.

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  • Jon

    Jon Washington DC

    A long way from NWP, keep it up Pedro. Respect!

    A long way from NWP, keep it up Pedro. Respect!

  • Whit

    Whit Pensacola, FL

    Inspiring. Proud to see your poetic flow and ferocity are stronger than ever.

    Inspiring. Proud to see your poetic flow and ferocity are stronger than ever.

  • Hillary

    Hillary St. Petersburg

    Bigger Than This is an awesome album! Music for the body and the soul. Rock out to the beat and ponder the powerful messages in the lyrics. Pedro El Poeta is a true artist!

    Bigger Than This is an awesome album! Music for the body and the soul. Rock out to the beat and ponder the powerful messages in the lyrics. Pedro El Poeta is a true artist!

  • Rob

    Rob St Pete

    Loved the Album! It's clearly many years worth of blood, sweat and tears coming together to create your masterpiece. Sometimes a mountain of effort and determination pays off! Congratulations! Keep it up!!

    Loved the Album! It's clearly many years worth of blood, sweat and tears coming together to create your masterpiece. Sometimes a mountain of effort and determination pays off! Congratulations! Keep it up!!

  • 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

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

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