Today, I’m joined by world premier visionary-inspirational vocalist, musician, and songwriter, Kiyoshi. He has a deep passion for empowering humanity. He is a purpose driven wordsman whose fusion of upbeat hip-hop and soulful sounds sends lightning bolts of conscious energy and thought into audiences around the globe. His rhythms and rhymes are rooted in social, spiritual, and political awareness to provoke the world to listen and feel what is true. Kiyoshi and his band engage audiences worldwide with a highly interactive and authentic stage performance, getting the crowd dancing and moving like no other. He’s performed and collaborated with a plethora of talented musicians and producers including the Beats Antique Orchestra, The Polish Ambassador, Luminaries Crew, and many more.
Kiyoshi has been featured on countless media outlets including American Airlines Mag, Buzzfeed, Vice, Fox, MTV, and opened up for notable acts such as Zap Mamma, Aloe Blacc, Xavier Rudd, Mayer Hawthorne, Slum Village and more. He was recently featured on the “Ready to Live” Health & Wellness mixtape executive produced by Stic of the legendary hip hop duo Dead Prez amongst other rap heavyweights including Nas, KRS-One, Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, Styles P, and others repping a healthy lifestyle through hip hop culture.
In this powerful conversation, Kioshi shares his journey of overcoming shyness through performing. He talks about activating the voice and using it for healing and empowerment. Tune in to hear more of our conversation about how to get started with spoken word and freestyling.
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