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A podcast that deals with the different aspects of the world of Spoken Word. plus special guest interviews

Spoken Sol Sessions The Composition Entertainment LLC

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A podcast that deals with the different aspects of the world of Spoken Word. plus special guest interviews

    Ebony (Tha Goddess) Bradley

    Ebony (Tha Goddess) Bradley

    We welcome back to the Spoken Sol Studio the incomparable Ebony Bradley as we talk about her New Book and new endeavors.

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Lati D Shay

    Lati D Shay

    Sit down interview with the beautiful, amazing Lati D Shay
    National Award Winning Poetess, born and bred on the West Side of Chicago. Mother of two kings. Lati has always been in tune with the rhythm of words. She has written and published 5 books which are all available on Amazon for purchase. She is also a member of P.O.E.T collective and the Deadly Pens Poetry Collectives. 
    5x Published Author/Poet

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Nate Graham Sr ( The Improv King )

    Nate Graham Sr ( The Improv King )

    Sit down interview with Nate Graham Sr.
    Nate Sr. is Husband, Father of 2, Spoken word artist, Minister,  Motivational speaker, Poetry writer, Prompt dealer.
    Mr. Graham’s Body of work includes two published works while in high school, printed in poetry and art magazines.
    Because of his deep commitment to his craft, Nate was asked to Keynote and perform at the NCFL conference in Kentucky over multiple years. (2006, 2013, 2019)
    He also Performed and hosted workshops at Texas Women University, Mt. Pleasant South Carolina & in several locations throughout the DMV area.
    Nate Sr.’s other notable speaking engagements include a plethora of prominent High Schools and Churches including
    Potomac High school,  & My Fathers House Christian International.
    Finally he’s excited about his published book “Behind Poetic Lines” available in Dec

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    • 1 hr 55 min
    Elisabeth Carpenter (Stir Of Echoes)

    Elisabeth Carpenter (Stir Of Echoes)

    Sit down interview with Elisabeth Carpenter

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    • 2 hr 7 min
    Blaq Ice, Aquil Ali, Orion Meadows

    Blaq Ice, Aquil Ali, Orion Meadows

    De'Andre Hawthorne AKA Blaq Ice is an Award Winning, American poet, International Spoken Word life artist, entertainer, lecturer, promoter, producer, host, videographer, graphic designer, published author, mentor and activist. The contributions of this amazing artist to American and Chicago spoken word poetry is truly Monumental. 


    Blaq Ice is the first Hip Hop/ Spoken Word artist in Chicago to run for political office. In 2001 he ran for Alderman of the 17th Ward placing in 2nd.

    Blaq Ice made history by establishing the 1st National Spoken Word Awards in 2017. This Award show is the Grammys for performing poets.

    In 2021 Blaq Ice, as a member of the Black Heroes Matter Movement, was instrumental in helping to change the historic Lake Shore Drive to Jean Baptiste Point DuSable Lake Shore Drive. This was done after 200 years of denying the honor of the black man who founded Chicago.

    On April 2, 2022, he won his 8th Chicago Music Award, his 7th for best poet. He has produced and released over 30 albums and has produced over 15 albums for other artists. His poetry has been published in 9 anthologies and he just released his new book in April of this year.


    As an activist and mentor he has mentored thousands of young people in Chicago Public Schools since 1990. He has lead Peace marches on the southside and westside of Chicago against the murder and gun violence. He and his wife, Chicago's favorite Black Power Couple, visit prisons, feed and clothes the homeless.

    Not only has he left an imprint in the Spoken Word Genre internationally, but he has also left his footprint in communities all across the world with his artist/activist movement P.O.E.T, inspiring thousands of ordinary people to use their gifts to do extraordinary works in their communities.
    Aquil Hussein Ali Bashir, deemed "The Most Interesting Man in the Hood" by radio personality Patty Jackson, was born in Philadelphia, PA on September 2, 1972 to two loving parents, Dr. Abdul M. Bashir and his late wife, Nazirah A. Bashir, the iconic power couple who brought Paramount Dental to Philadelphia, PA on 52nd Street & Master Street. Aquil grew up all over the country learning and helping his family to facilitate affordable dentures to impoverished communities, while affording them the ability to smile again.

    While a student at Overbrook High School in 1988, Aquil was a Radio/TV personality on "The Way It Is" at the tender age of 15 on WDAS-AM/FM radio, working alongside radio greats such as the late "Butterball" Joe Tamberro, Jocko Henderson, Georgie Woods, Tamblin Henry, E. Steven Collins, Doug Henderson, and Patty Jackson just to name a few. He's Interviewed Smokin' Joe Frazier, Marvis Frazier, Percy Sutton of the Apollo Theater, Kool Moe Dee, Heavy D, Black Box, Toni Tony Tone, Maxi Priest, Prince, Michael Jackson, and James Earl Jones.
    Aquil's contributed to television credits for PHL17 Kid Time News, and also made guest appearances on BET's Teen Summit. 

    At the age of 16, Aquil became the CEO of Talent Network For Teens showcasing HipHop legends like Parry P, Cool C, EST and many more. He also hosted B-Boy battles and DJ battles involving DJ Jazzy Jeff, Double Trouble, and many more. He distributed and sold VHS mixed tapes of local teenage talent that he's managed.

     In 1996, Aquil became a club owner of The Grindstone, a hot spot for Philly's elite celebrities, hustlers and athletes, subsequently writing a book on his experiences some 20 years later.

    From 1998-2003, Aquil was the CEO of Frontline Security, also an armed soldier for Insomnia Security and F.O.I., protecting stars and various venues in the Tri-State area of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, providing security details for stars such as Jill Scott, Beenie Man, Sizzla, Buju Banton, Beyonce, TLC, Jadakiss, Earthquake, and many others. 

    In 1999, Aquil acquired his certification from National School of Mechanical Dentistry and started working al

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Rapha (Lee Williams

    Rapha (Lee Williams

    Rapha Aka Lee Williams
    From Las Vegas is a Spoken word artist. 
    Who started off with his first love hip hop at the age of 9 years old. He discovered how to write music from his uncle Anthony at young age, and it became therapy for him. Since then he has performed on many live stages and open mics. Now he has turned another leave in the poetry world with spoken word. He is also a certified meditation practitioner, certified to coach in the counseling field, and often studies on psychology and spirituality. He is also an author of the book power of the mind on Amazon.
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    • 1 hr 14 min

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