JULY 13 Warm Wednesdays: ShysterNominated for the 2007 Philly Hip-Hop Awards Best Poet and for the 2007 Alternative Soul Awards in Best Poet category and Best Spoken Word CD for "Mrs. Betty's Son: The Final Call." I have been blessed many times over since beginning my venture into word art, doing venues and shows from New York to New Jersey, Philly, Delaware to Maryland/D.C. area, meeting and making friends and family out of people I have come in contact with. But I felt I was becoming drained from being inside the open-mics, reciting words of empowerment and social commentary and not being able to get to the people that need to hear it the most. Yet again, God opened more doors for me, inspired me to do community outreach with my word art, giving me access to schools, church events, youth shelters, prisons and youth summits where 90% of the time I was able to give the children something to feel and think about.... Shyster aka Mrs. Betty's Son (after his mother died in 2004 he promised her he would use her name on everything he recorded to keep her memory alive) Co-hosts, Jus Words, every Thursday 9pm-1am at Dowlings Palace, 1310 N. Broad Street in Philly, PA. He is also a member of Poetry-In-Motion and The Master Griot Project[tm].
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