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K-Love The Poet

 

With vulnerability, authenticity and transparency not only being the staples of her brand of artistry but also the staples of her brand of human, K Love is recognized as a highly sought after Spoken Word Artist.

 

K Love the poet is an international touring poet, speaker and author.

 

Shortly after her 2003 debut on the Chicago poetry scene, K love quickly gained notoriety in the genre of spoken-word. In 2007 she landed a feature on a Malik Yusef album produced by Kanye West. Since then she’s shared stages with other well recognized artists such as The Last Poets, J.Ivy, Talib Kweli, Common Sense & Jasmine Sullivan as of 2021. She’s been called upon to speak beside the likes of distinguished Black Leaders such Angel Davis , Chairman Fred Hampton Jr, and most recently former 44th president of the United states Barack Obama.

 

Taraji P Henson, Kimberly Elise, Fantasia, Black Thought, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Erykah Badu, Sway Calloway and Most recently Mary J Blige, are all just a few of the celebrities that have felt compelled to share her work on their social platforms. Garnering a social media presence of 180k followers, and more than 8 accounts of her work reaching more than 1 million views, The Shade Room, All Def Digital, Jet/Ebony,Rolling out, The Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times are some of the national/international media publications that have highlighted her career.

 

Though becoming a global name as it pertains to poetry, In the city of Chicago, the twice published author, and awarded humanitarian is affectionately referred to as the “ Mother of the Southside” for her service and dedication to mentoring the youth. Recipient of the Women of Pan-Africa Award, Martin Luther King Jr Award and 40 under 40 Women’s League inductee, and in recent years she was recognized by having her likeness painted on a mural located at the Northlawndale Firehouse Art Center for being an agent of change.

 

K Love is a favorite amongst the educational circuit, garnering bookings for key-note speaking and workshop facilitation for a host of High-schools, colleges and universities across the country.

 

Ms Love available for speaking engagements, Live performances, youth trainings and workshops.

 

Let’s Work Together

2024

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