Posted in Interviews, Performing, podcast, poetry, Sacramento

The Golden Buzzer

https://www.podbean.com/ea/pb-4re5v-de7e2f

Brandon Leake has been writing poetry since high school. Since then, he has been writing, teaching, and performing poetry professionally for 15 years. He has won several Slam poetry Tournaments, writing chapbooks and anthologies, creating 2 albums, and running a non-profit organization called Called to Move.

June 30, 2020 – Brandon Leake was the first Spoken Word artist to perform on America’s got talent. With a heart moving poetry performance, Howie Mandel hit the Golden Buzzer.

To learn more about Brandon Leake, Check out his podcast interview on Iambic poetry podcast. Hit the link above.

Posted in business, Hip Hop Conversation, Interviews, music review, Performing, podcast, poetry, Sacramento

J Ross Parrelli: Beats Lyrics Leader

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cby25-da8c11

Charron sat with Universal Recording Artist J Ross Parrelli.

 

DISCLAIMER: due to internet connection, J Ross recording suffered some audio issues.

 

Topics Discuss:

 

  • Emcee origin
  • Beats Lyrics Leader
  • Poetry Slams to Rap Battle
  • Jazz Singer
  • Favorite Album
  • Being signed & indie artist
  • Indie Film Actor: Something inside is Broken
  • Auburn Hip hop Congress
  • Page vs. Stage
  • Top 5 Rappers
  • Social Media
  • Is Hip-Hop Spiritual?

 

Social media and website:

 

J Ross Parrelli

Instagram: Jrossparrelli

www.beatslyricleaders.com

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2immYMr4fvB9oTdnprkZsQ

Iambic Poetry Podcast:

Https://linktr.ee/iambiczine

 

Song excerpt:

J Ross Parrelli – What is J

J Ross Parrelli – Golden Dreams

Posted in Hip Hop Conversation, Interviews, music review, Performing, podcast, poetry, Sacramento

Moon magic: Hip-hop Poetic Spellcaster

CharRon sat down with fellow MoVal(Moreno Valley) native, Moon Magic.

Topics discussed:

  •  Her Origin
  •  Living in Moreno Valley
  •  College Life
  •  Rapping in Southern California
  •  NorCal Culture Shock
  •  Moving to Sacramento
  •  Word Wizardz
  •  Theater Mutiny collaboration
  •  Her Alter Ego
  •  Page vs. Stage
  •  Instagram Live Experience
  •  Emcee or Poet?
  •  Being an Artist
  •  Top 5 Rappers
  •  Social media

Social media and Website:

www.moonmagicflow.com

Social media: @moonmagicflow

Iambic Poetry Podcast:

Posted in Interviews, podcast, Poems, poetry, Sacramento

Stuart Canton: SPC Bartender of Poetry

Stuart Canton: SPC “El Presidente” and Bartender of Poetry

CharRon sit down with Sacramento Poetry Center President Stuart Canton.

Topic Discuss:

  • Poet’s Origin
  • University Instructor of Poetry
  • Being an Editor
  • Jason Shapiro
    • Poetry Now
  • DIY Published Author
    • DIY Chapbooks
    • M-Press
  • Being President of Sacramento Poetry Center
  • Being a Poetry host
  • Page vs. Stage
    • Theater of Poetry
  • Co-Vid 19 Wine list
  • Poem: Field guide to near extinction
  • Social Media
  • Facebook videos
  • Final words

Social Media

@Stuartlcanton

Website:

www.stuartlcanton.com

Iambic:

https://linktr.ee/iambiczine

www.reswonderland.com

Posted in Hip Hop Conversation, Interviews, napowrimo, Performing, podcast, poetry, Sacramento, Thoughts

CharRon Smith: Wait. Who? Feat. Auntie Vice

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-rtid8-d7b830

Feature guest Auntie Vice(Fat Chicks on Top Podcast) returns to Iambic poetry podcast to interview Iambic’s host:CharRon Smith. Plus, A special interview with Vanisha of Kloset Treasure.

 

Topics discuss:

 

  • Co-Vid 19 virus situation
  • Poet’s Origin
  • Being a Rapper
  • Being a DJ
  • Poets who inspire
  • Page vs. stage
  • His dislike & likes of Slam poetry
  • Being a comedic poet
  • The Reason He dislike disclaimers
  • National Poetry month
  • Happy Poems
  • Fat chicks on top podcast returns
  • Gag on this podcast
  • Social media
  • Last words

 

Social media and websites:

 

Https://linktr.ee/res1der

www.aseriousproduction.com

www.napowrimo.net

linktr.ee/Iambiczine

Kloset Treasures:

www.klosettreasures.com

IG: Klosettreasures

  • Instagram
    • Res1der
    • Iambiczine
    • aseriousproduction
  • Twitter
    • CharRonesmith
    • seriousproduct 
    • Iambiczine
  • Facebook
    • CharRon E Smith
Posted in Hip Hop Conversation, Interviews, music review, Performing, podcast, poetry, Sacramento

Paul Willis: From Coast to Coast

CharRon sat down with Hip-hop artist Paul Willis.

This is part 1 of two part episode.

Topics Discuss:

  • Rapper’s Origin
  • Patty the Don
  • Natho
  • Zack
  • Lewis
  • His Album:
    • Marked at Birth
    • Final Album?
    • Coast to Coast 2
    • As they Reminisce
    • Walk ups and Alleyways

Social Media and Website:

Paul Willis

paulwillisishiphop.bandcamp.com

Iambic Poetry Podcast:

linktr.ee/iambiczine

Posted in Interviews, Performing, podcast, poetry, Sacramento, Thoughts

Andru Defeye: Guerrilla Poet Laureate

Part 1
Part 2

CharRon sat down and talked with ZFG Founder, Emcee, beatmaker, Writer and 2020 Poet Laureate Andru Defeye.

Topics discuss

  • Poet Origin
  • Guerrilla poetry
  • Sol Collective
  • Shows he produced
  • ZFG – Zero Forbidden Goals
  • Activist
  • Not so underground podcast
  • Being Poet Laureate
  • Chain link poetry
  • Social Media
  • Closing

Social media

Andru Defeye:

IG: https://www.instagram.com/therealdefeye

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andrudefeye

Website: https://therealdefeye.wordpress.com/

Soundcloud:https://soundcloud.com/defeye

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQHTWhhaAzkS5qhGNfs7Nfg

Bandcamp: https://andrudefeye.bandcamp.com/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1bxrAnUigDsjCgFNXw4QIm

Iambic podcast:

https://linktr.ee/Iambiczine

Posted in Hip Hop Conversation, Interviews, Performing, podcast, Poems, poetry, Sacramento, Thoughts

EP 9 Michael Ellis – From the Page, To the Stage.

As a published author, Michael has written several books and hosted or facilitated poetry groups. Keynote poetry being his primary purpose, he has use his skills to maneuver with young rappers and college professors. His latest endeavor is Directing a Theater play called When I get free, that is poetry driven. Like Hamilton,  there are scenes that have lines but the Poems are the powerful parts of the story.

Topics Discuss:

  • Poet‘s Origin
  • Poetry: his escape
  • His books
  • His new persona: Inkcredible Poet
  • Keynote Poets
  • Page vs. Stage
  • His admiration towards Tupac
  • Theater poetry defined
  • Being a Director
  • Mathematics of poetry
  • Word wizzards affiliation

Event and Social media

Check out the theatrical debut: When I get free at Ooley Theater on February 8 at 7pm 2007 28th Street.

http://www.Facebook/keynotepoets

Instagram.com/inKcrediblepoet 

Posted in Interviews, Performing, podcast, Poems, poetry

EP: Cloudy – Sacramento 2020 Youth Poet Laureate

2020 Sacramento Youth poet Laureate sat down with CharRon and had an interesting interview.

Topics Discuss:

  • Her book: Receipts of Ungiven Gifts
  • Her acting Debut: When I get Free
  • Her upcoming Festival: Literary Legends
  • Her Poet’s Origin
  • Page vs. Stage
  • Poetry Slam
  • Her Ambition
  • Her prom dress

Website or Social media

Facebook and Instagram: Signed Cloudy

Her book: Receipts of Ungiven Gifts on sale at Amazon.

Posted in Interviews, Performing, podcast, Poems, poetry, Sacramento

Ep 7: Heather Roegiers – This was not the plan

CharRon talk to Heather Roegiers. A stunning Trans woman who writing has produce 2 chapbooks, news articles and, now, Humor.

Topic Discuss:

  • Poet’s Origin
  • Her Fallen Friend, Trevor
  • Her 2 chapbooks: Silence is a weapon & Noise
  • Journalism and the politics
  • Poetry Feature
  • Page vs. Stage
  • Slam poetry
  • Being a Comedian
  • Being a World Traveler

Website and Social Media

www.reallifepretendpsychic.blogspot.com
www.heatherontherecord.wordpress.com
Instagram: @reallifepretendpsychic