* Poet Of The Year 2010 -National Poetry Awards * Nominated Most Influential Poet 2012 -National Poetry Awards * Voted The Top 3 Spoken Word Singles of 2009 -Soldier, Censorship & RISE UP!!!- * Voted Best Spoken Word CD of 2009 END GAME * Voted Most Inspirational Spoken Word Audio 2009 for the single RISE UP!!! * Voted Best of The Best 2009 Spoken Word artists * Voted the Best Male Solo Artist across all genres -Columbia, SC 2008 (Columbia, SC FREE-TIMES.com newspaper) * He is the artist behind the January 2009 #1 Spoken Word single, Dedicated to Justice * Among The Nashville, TN, SFPC Featured Artists of The year 2008, * Headline artist for the largest Spoken Word tour in America, (The NWO Word Warriors Tour 2008) Maximus Parthas is a true Word Warrior. The outspoken husband and partner of Tribal Raine. The other half of the duet Maximum Impact. He is a multi- talented, multi published and recorded culturally creative. A charismatic and driven artist. A poet with an agenda. Max easily takes on beasts like corporate religion, censorship, corruption, capitalism, revolution, evolution, abortion and inequity. When you hear him, you realize this is an old road and an old soul travels it. From giving presidential nominees the hard questions, to empowering those he comes into contact with, Max is a virtual hyperlink. A fearless linguist who has performed across the nation with legends and leaders of a New Word Order. “Amiri Baraka, Abyss, The Last Poets, Steve Arrington, Gordon Chambers, Nappy Roots, Queen Sheba, Black Ice, and many more.” He is a controversial visionary and freethinker who's poetic works have garnered numerous honors and awards, including an unprecedented 12 TOP TEN singles on the Maximum Impact END GAME CD project. Host of the popular monthly World Wide streaming showcase "The Session LIVE!!!" Max is an eclectic, powerful and vibrant force in our industry. An iconic figure with enduring character often referred to as a pioneer of our genre. Whether performing, hosting an event, or simply at a speaking engagement, Maximus Parthas is always going to be an experience to remember.