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Portrait of AWKWORD
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AWKWORD is the Activist Rapper behind World View, the 1st 100% For-Charity Global Hip Hop Album, feat. 6 continents and 16 countries, out now via AWKWORD has appeared in The Village Voice, Huffington Post, The Grio, Complex, Prefix Mag, XXL, The Source, Vibe, MTV, AllHipHop, HipHopDX, etc.
Hometown Boiceville, NY
Genres Hip_Hop, Alternative Hip_Hop
Band Members AWKWORD
Achievements Best-of-1 Channel-number_1 Best-of-100 Best-of-100 Best-of-100 Best-of-100 Top-10 » more
Upcoming Shows None
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# Years Experience Performing Live: 10
Market Draw: New York City: 151-200; Fairfield County, CT: 151-200; London: 151-200; Eastern Europe: 151-200; Scandinavia: 151-200; Boston: 101-150; Northern New Jersey: 151-200; Australia and New Zealand: 151-200; Burlington, VT: 151-200
Venue History: Don Hills - New York, NY
Southpaw - Brooklyn, NY
The Bowery Poetry Club - New York, NY
Nuyorican Poets Cafe - New York, NY
Dillans - New York, NY
The Knitting Factory - New York, NY
Tuxedo Junction - Danbury, CT
Monkey Bar - Danbury, CT
Vassar College - Poughkeepsie, NY
Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
Opener Experience: Masta Ace; Grandmaster Caz; J-Live; CunninLynguists; Poison Pen; Vast Aire of Cannibal Ox; Dujeous; Asheru; Jabba (Hip Hop Pantsula) (of South Africa); Pumpkinhead (PH)
Similar Artists: Eminem; Asher Roth; Mac Miller; ILL BILL; Sabac Red; Slug (of Atmosphere); Emilio Rojas; Homeboy Sandman; Immortal Technique; Sage Francis; Remedy (of Wu-Tang)
Performing Rights Society: ASCAP


25 Topics with AWKWORD: The Definitive Biography

“Anything a writer writes should be written with the urgency of someone holding a gun in their mouth.”— Maya Angelou

“If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.”— Juan Ramón Jiménez









Reached 1st in Best of Urban chart in 2013. 1st for 1 week.
Hip-Hop Videos Winner, May 2012
Reached 54th in Best of Urban chart in 2016. In the top 100 for 1 week.

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Select Quotes: “Talent rap right hurrrr, AWKWORD” — Sarah Polonsky, VIBE Magazine Senior Editor “Awkword’s career is going straight up, so check him out now so you can say you knew him ‘before...



Technical Requirements

professional-quality monitors; 2 professional-quality (preferably hand-held, cordless) microphones; DJ table with all necessary wiring, including ipod hookup.

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