Devin "The Poet"

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  • Entertainment; Other

  • Brooklyn, NY

When it comes to the SLAM POETRY SCENE, Devin “The Poet” is a force to be reckoned with. He is one of the youngest poets to win a spot on the historical Nuyorican Poets Cafe slam team. He is New York Knicks 2006 Slam Champion, Urban World NYC 2006 Slam Finalist and all of this was accomplished before approaching his 20th birthday. He has shared the stage with some of NYC’s top artist as well as accumulated various honors in the process. Devin has opened up for and collaborated with several notable artists including Drake, Ainsley Burrows, Jesse Boykins III, Juelz Santana, Amy Jade Winehouse, The Last Poets, and Saul Williams. Devin has hosted events all across the country from NYC to L.A. Some events include X-Box Special Green Carpet Event (2004), Nuyorican Poets Café, Sutra NYC Reckless Weekends, John Jay College NCAA Homecoming/Basketball Events (2006-2010), Yankees C.C. Sebathia’s Celebrity Birthday Party at 40/40 Club NYC and the list goes on. His poetry is light hearted and powerful and has been described as “A higher level of communication” “He speaks the language that reaches the hearts of the people”