"MY FLOW IS POETIC SO THEY KNOCKIN MY PASSION
I DRESS A LIL DIFFERENT SO THEY KNOCKIN MY FASHION
I'M HOLLYWOOD - BRING THE LITES, CAMERA, ACTION"...
Originating from H-Town's Southside, this gifted performer has established himself as one of the Top Spoken Word Artist in Houston. Se7en, Houston's Poetic Diamond in the rough is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University with Undergraduate duel degrees in Psychology and Social Work and a Master's in Counseling. Se7en is an exceptional poet and has taken the art of spoken word poetry by storm, "I didn't choose Poetry, Poetry Chose me" he explains.
Se7en's debut Spoken Word CD entitled "Make Me Laugh Make Me Cry" is a must have for the Grown and Sexy. The CD is for and about Love, and it touches all aspects of life ranging from love at first sight to "Fifty-year anniversary love like Papa love Grandmamma". His lyrics are majestic; he speaks to your heart, mind, body and soul. However, he is not one to be under-estimated. There is a raw and uncut side to Se7en. Yet, his versatility allows him to deliver both sides equally. Se7en's presence on the stage is fierce. His peers refer to him as the "Fire Poet" because once he steps on the stage his presence captivates, his expressions illuminate, and the mic ignites into a blaze!
Currently, Se7en serves as the Proprietor and Head Host of the longest running open mic poetry set in Houston, Poetry @ Paesanos. In addition to being the host of Poetry @ Paesanos, which takes place every Sunday at Seven, you can find Se7en performing throughout the city at various events. He has opened the stage for musical greats such as Jill Scott, Floetry, Anthony Hamilton and John Legend. In addition to opening for musical performers, he has opened for BET's 2004 Platinum Mic Award Winner Rickey Smiley. Between the hours of 9 am and 2 pm (Monday - Friday) his poetic verses can be heard weekdays during the Kandi Eastman's Sweet Talker Show on KMJQ Magic 102.
Se7en's ability as an energetic emcee, and a captivating Spoken Word Artist opened the door of opportunity. He was chosen to star in the leading role of Werdz Steele in Deadly Wordz (2002), a spoken word urban murder mystery written and directed by AB Harris on Maverick Entertainment. "After doing several casting calls in Houston, Dallas, LA, and Atlanta, I chose Se7en for the leading role of Werdz Steele, because he was the one that stood out to me, he was Werdz" exclaims director AB Harris.
Se7en is receiving a phenomenal response and his popularity continues to grow. He is a very enticing spoken word artist and appeals to all audiences with his animated delivery. He breathes life into every spoken word. His talent, vision and charismatic attitude embodies the new age of poetry to the fullest. "By the grace of God, I've come a long way, but I still have a long way to go." - Se7en
"... I stand-alone in the zone
And write a poem in the rain
Just a pen and Idea
Where the paper won't get wet
And the ink will be afraid to smear.... Grinding..."