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AWKWORD : EPK

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AWKWORD is the Activist Rapper behind World View, the 1st 100% For-Charity Global Hip Hop Album, feat. 6 continents and 16 countries, out now via DJBooth.net. AWKWORD has appeared in The Village Voice, Huffington Post, The Grio, Complex, Prefix Mag, XXL, The Source, Vibe, MTV, AllHipHop, HipHopDX, etc.
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Hometown New York, NY
Genres Hip_Hop, Alternative Hip_Hop
Band Members AWKWORD
Achievements Best-of-1 Channel-number_1 Best-of-100 Best-of-100 Top-10 Top-10 Top-10 » more
Upcoming Shows None
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# Years Experience Performing Live: 10
Market Draw: New York City: 151-200; Fairfield County, CT: 151-200; London: 151-200; Eastern Europe: 151-200; Scandinavia: 151-200; Boston: 101-150; Northern New Jersey: 151-200; Australia and New Zealand: 151-200; Burlington, VT: 151-200
Venue History: Don Hills - New York, NY
Southpaw - Brooklyn, NY
The Bowery Poetry Club - New York, NY
Nuyorican Poets Cafe - New York, NY
Dillans - New York, NY
The Knitting Factory - New York, NY
Tuxedo Junction - Danbury, CT
Monkey Bar - Danbury, CT
Vassar College - Poughkeepsie, NY
Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
Opener Experience: Masta Ace; Grandmaster Caz; J-Live; CunninLynguists; Poison Pen; Vast Aire of Cannibal Ox; Dujeous; Asheru; Jabba (Hip Hop Pantsula) (of South Africa); Pumpkinhead (PH)
Similar Artists: Eminem; Asher Roth; Mac Miller; ILL BILL; Sabac Red; Slug (of Atmosphere); Emilio Rojas; Homeboy Sandman; Immortal Technique; Sage Francis; Remedy (of Wu-Tang)
Performing Rights Society: ASCAP
 
 
 
 
 

 

“If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.” — Juan Ramón Jiménez

“Anything a writer writes should be written with the urgency of someone holding a gun in their mouth.” — Maya Angelou

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Best-of-1
Reached 1st in Best of Urban chart in 2013. 1st for 1 week.
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Hip-Hop Videos Winner, May 2012
Best-of-100
Reached 45th in Best of Urban chart in 2014. In the top 100 for 14 weeks.
 
 
 

 
AWKWORD Press by
Select Quotes: “Talent rap right hurrrr, AWKWORD” — Sarah Polonsky, VIBE Magazine Senior Editor “Awkword’s career is going straight up, so check him out now so you can say you knew him ‘before...

 
 

 

Technical Requirements

professional-quality monitors; 2 professional-quality (preferably hand-held, cordless) microphones; DJ table with all necessary wiring, including ipod hookup.

 
 
 
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