U3 the poet is the natural embodiment of struggle and motivation.Birthed in East Oakland CA, where making it out the depths of poverty can only be dreamed of.Due to his Life choices he would end up falling into adversity and would end up serving 14 years in prison. Having become all that he was destined to be while on the inside. He was released to embark on his life’s mission to educate weary on how not to become overcome by any situation. Using the art of poetry he paints a vivid picture that is clear enough to no longer be ignored.
Where are you based?
How long have you been making music?
I’ve Ben writing poetry for the last ten years
What genre would you consider your music to be?
Spoken word poetry
What inspired you to pursue a career in music?
Me wanting to tell my story to help others has been the main reason for pursuing a career in music
What are your biggest musical influences?
Kevin gates, Jill Scott, Laurent hill
Are you signed to a label or are you an independent artist?
I’m an independent artist
What have been the biggest challenges in your music career?
My biggest challenge has come down to my reach. Just getting the music into the hands of the people.
How many songs or albums have you released to date?
I have released 1 EP so far
Can you tell us a few things about your latest release?
My latest release is a 5 track EP. The work details my struggle to overcome life’s challenges while evolving into a well rounded individual.
Any plans for new music or upcoming projects we should know about?
I’m in the process of recording another Ep titled still relaxed 2