CharRon continues his chat with Marvin in part two of this 2-part episode. Marvin discuss the Asian detachment with Black and Latinos. He talk about his first slam win. He answers our Page vs Stage question and Top 5 rappers. Which goes overboard since he has different categories.
CharRon Smith chatted with his long time friend and Poet, Marvin Xia. We discuss his upbringing and Living in the Central Valley. His mundane professional life change when he graduated Sac State University because his poetic journey started later than other poets. This is part one of a two part episode.
CharRon zoom chat with Sacramento new comedian, Kellz Barksdale from New Jersey, who is also a spoken word artist that merge both poetry and comedy together. He created his moniker, Jokenword. We discuss his origin story. His poetry style. Why he does comedy and poetry together? He discusses his journey from the east coast to the west coast, then from Southern to Northern California. His zoom show, Joke and word. His connection with Coon the Poet, T.K. Kirkland, and Wanda Syke. He talks about his book, The Art in Jokenword. Plus, a poem performance, Monopoly.