Posted in podcast, poetry, Sacramento

Izzy Lala: Her heart song

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-mskt2-d905f1

CharRon sits down with Published Author, Poet, and longtime friend,  Izzy Lala.

 

Topics discuss:

 

Poet Origin: Isabel to Izzy Lala

Dealing with Co-Vid 19

Charcoal Art drawings

Ekphrastic poem: poems written on Art pieces

Poetry shows

Journalism

Her Blog: www.Izzylala.com

Her Book: Her Heart Song

Her Mother

Page vs. stage

Erykah Badu – Her idol

Her Head wraps

Short stint recording artist

 

Social media:

Instagram: @Izzylala

Facebook: Isabel Ward

 

Website:

www.izzylala.com

 Book: Her Heart Song – click here 

Iambic Poetry podcast:

linktr.ee/Iambiczine

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 podcast, poetry, Sacramento

Aric Jackson – Speak Poet: Slam Poet becomes Motivational Speaker Part 1

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-tsffy-d68579
CharRon sat down with Award winning Motivational Speaker Aric Johnson. This is part 1 of a two part episode

Topics discuss:

  • Chicago got talent
  • Aric’s Birthday
  • Poet’s origin
  • Words are powerful
  • Slam piece: Shoes
  • Poet becomes speaker
  • His father
  • 3 steps to destroy your box
  • In Living Color story

Social media and websites

Aric Jackson:
Social Media:
www.instagram.com/Iamaricjackson
www.twitter.com/aricjackson
www.facebook.com/aricjackson
Website:
www.aricspeaks.com
Iambic Poetry podcast:
linktr.ee/Iambiczine

Posted in podcast, poetry, Sacramento

Grace Loescher: Proofs in the work

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-yzfa3-d65698

CharRon sat down with Sammie nominated Slam Champion Grace Loescher

 

Topics discuss

 

  • Poet Origin
  • Speak out Sacramento
  • Creation district
  • Local celebrities support
  • Slam poetry champ
  • Page vs stage
  • Spoken word album
  • Previous episodes
  • Social media

 

Social media and websites:

Grace Loescher

Spotify & Itunes: Some Call it Holy

SM: @Gracemakesstuff

Website:

www.gracemakesstuff.com

www.speakoutsacramento.org

 

Iambic Poetry Podcast:

linktr.ee/Iambiczine

Posted in podcast, poetry, Sacramento

Paul Willis: From Coast to Coast Part 2

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cq3z7-d60d0f

CharRon sat down with Hip-hop artist Paul Willis.

Topics Discuss:

  • Member for ZFG or Soul Media
  • Sac Ballet
  • Crest Theatre
  • Hip Hop theatre
  • Spoken Word as a Tool
  • African American relationship with Africa
  • Page vs Stage
  • Poet Laureate Trials
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Social Media

 

His Album:

  • The Guardian
  • Downtown Crossing
  • Blue Line to Wonderland

 

Social Media:

Paul Willis

paulwillisishiphop.bandcamp.com

 

Iambic Poetry Podcast:

linktr.ee/iambiczine

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 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 business, Interviews, Performing, podcast, Poems, poetry, Sacramento, Thoughts

AndYes – Sacramento’s Renaissance Man

Iambic Podcast Episode 5

I talk to Sacramento Renaissance man, AndYes. His work is pretty extensive: 9 chapbooks, full length Book, 2 albums, 3 one man shows. His media presence on Good day Sacramento, NPR radio, Sac News and Reviews, Submerge. We discussed:

  • The life of his late brother, Frank
  • how Wrestling helped his persona
  • Professional Improv love
  • manage major Depression & mental health
  • why he started doing poetry?
  • Page & Stage poetry comparison
  • his name origin
  • Grand Slam Champion & the belt to prove it.
  • being a circuit Poet (praise to Brandon Leake)
  • his hosting time
  • operations FreeSoul
  • Spoken word Federation (my victory against Marvin)
  • Poetry myths in modern society
  • affiliation with ZFG
  • who is Ms. MARS
  • podcasting (scenespeak)
  • his Spoken word album
  • chapbook trick (Stacy Gee did it)
  • Writing of AMAN (first chapbook)
  • Poets & Politics podcast (with Brandon Leake, Stacy Gee and Twosense)

His website: www.andyespoetry.com