(Poet, Actor, Spoken Soul Lyricist, Radio Host)
The NYC/NJ Based Kamal Imani is an internationally known spoken word performance poet and conscious hip hop lyricist.
He is an event planner, open mic host and promoter as well as a master of ceremonies for special events.
Kamal has performed at major venues such as The Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield Massachusetts) Organixx Soul, Princeton University, Hampton University, Farleigh Dickinson University, Medgar Evers College, The Nuyorican Poetry Café, The Poetry Realm with Baub Bidon & E Da Story Teller (CT), The Bowery Poetry Club and the New Jersey Nets Halftime Show as “New Jerseys Most Talented” to name a few. Kamal”s poems “The N Word & Partners to the end are part of The Bruce George & Luis Rivera’s “Bandana Republic” Anthology. Kamal is also featured on the http://www.mtaafm.com African compilation which features his poetic dancehall track “RevolutionaryDiva”.
Kamal’s songs “Ms. Melanin”, “Blast Off”, “Revolutionary Diva” have charted in the top 10 of American Idol Underground.com for over a year. As well as many popular spoken word radio shows. He is also the host along with co-host Rawtalentillwill of “The Revolutionaryart Radio show” on Vocalizedink.org. His fiery signature pieces include the controversial “Lynch the N Word” and “You A Armchair Revolutionary”. One of his comedic crowd favorites is “Yo, I Copped a New Whip”. Kamal has opened for or shared the stage with the likes of Julie Dexter, Ragan Whiteside, DMoss, Flowmentalz, Queen Godis, Helena D Lewis, Love, Doug E. Fresh, King Sun, King Just, Big Bubs and Buju Banton to name a few.
His current CD “The Mic is Calling Me” is a top seller at his events as well as online. His current CD is entitled “Jump the Broom” and consists of hip hop and spoken word wedding songs that can be enjoyed and danced to at weddings an ideal for wedding gifts and party favors. Kamal has also begun creating his new CD which is presently “The Lost Scrolls” and scheduled for release this Summer. Kamal was recently the featured performer at Club Sugar Ray’s at the NJPAC in Newark NJ sponsored by Sameerah’s Imagination Entertainment. Kamal has a new Hip Hop and R&B inspirational song out called “I Will Make It” feat Niva!
See the new videos “Sister You So Serious”,“All She Really Want’s Is Love” & “Ms. Melanin” a dedication to the sisters on myspace!
For more music, videos and booking information regarding Kamal go to the following websites:
Purchase the wedding song downloads at http://cdbaby.com/cd/kamalimani2 or www.soundclick.com/kamalsupreme
http://www.soulgriots.com coming soon!