Not only is Larry Roland intrigued by the Spoken Word, but he is a master of it, and for him, it's a
compulsion that becomes him.
With a backdrop consisting of music, he explores spirituality, identity and social issues throughout the diaspora. His lyrics are profound with interlude of hard hitting drums and soulful bass. Through his performances, he pays homage to the strength and beauty of his ancestors from whom he has gained knowledge, wisdom, pride, and understanding. His intense concentration on his craft/art form and his driving desire to teach and educate people via Spoken Word gives him an emotional high.
As an informed artist, Larry Roland has an in depth knowledge of the effects that words have on his audiences and as such he performs with an attitude of excitement and adventure. He is experienced, yet he is always sharpening his skills to maintain his connection and authenticity to give the best of himself. His passion for Spoken Word coupled with his music is almost without equal and the subtle sweetness that is, disarming and seductive adds another dimension to the man who has a voice that has truly withstood the test of time.