The Chairman of Spoken Words-nominated for the 2012 Oakland Indie Awards, and 2012 All Indie Awards. The 2011 National Black Music Awards and 2010 Bay Area Black Music Awards awardee. His new cd, The Chairman of Spoken Words II featuring Lea Sweet, “Get in Line for the Ride,” (www.cdbaby.com/cd/thechairmanofspokenwords2) was released January 1, 2012. The new single, Pray, released in July 2011 featuring PlayaRighteous and Ralph Greene, is backed by a powerful video “Pray,” released in 2012, filmed by Otis Bess (San Francisco).
The Chairman is a spoken word artist that work in the trenches with special populations. He is a director of a nonprofit in San Francisco and was inducted into the 2012 Cambridge Who’s Who for the work he does in the community displaying leadership and assisting others. He write to inspire, uplift and motivate individuals to the masses. His voice is his signiture with a unique sound of his own that demands attention. The Chairman was awarded the 2012 World Poetry Society plaque for his works.
The Chairman has teamed up with 3 times BMA winner Lea Sweet (songwriter, producer and singer) on his new cd (www.leasweetmusic.com).
The Chairman of Spoken Words is on the move. Exploring new talent, on The Chairman of Spoken Words II you will be introduced to Da Ghetto Child (rising poet), Ralph Greene (R&B singer) and Playarighteous (producer, composer, rapper). This cd will up the level from micro to macro in Spoken Word.
The Chairman of Spoken Words website is www.chairmanofspokenwords.com and number is (415) 756-1114 for booking.
The Chairman of Spoken Words has performed in the Bay Area, Atlanta, Texas, Minneapolis, New York, and New Jersey to Chicago’s The Green Mill & P.O.E.T. In the Bay, he has featured at The Java House, The Poetic Groove, Holla-Back, Linen Life, Anna’s Jazz Island, Jefferies Inner Circle, Mouth Off Wednesday’s and Dalva’s. He has opened for R&B Singer Lea Sweet at San Francisco’s Yoshi’s 2009 and 2010 in Oakland. Performed the Juneteenth Festivals in San Francisco, in 2007 and 2009. He’s been on various radio stations and online radio broadcasts such as KPOO, KGO, 104.1 fm, the Village Connect, the Remix Blog talk radio and others.
In 2009, The Chairman released his debut cd, Social Ills. The Social Ills project (SI) showcases Bay Area talented Spoken Words Artists, Rappers and R&B Singers. Social Ills presents the sounds of R&B, Hip Hop and Jazz; produced by PlayaRighteous Folks Entertainment (D. Thompson) and SoulCaine (A.M. Johnson) from Richmond and Vallejo Ca. The SI project took 2 ½ years to complete. Artists appearing are Spoken Words Artists: Roxanne Hanna-Ware, James L. Martin, President L. Davis, Shawn ‘NerCity’ Gallant, and Khari! Featuring R/B Singers: Lolita Sweet, Ben Petry, Eisha Coutee and J. Myers! Rappers appearing are: PlayaRighteous and Young Chosen! Social Ills have hit tracks: I Love Poets, Soulger Story ft. R/B singer Lea Sweet, Superman ft. Tania Williams & Tiffany Lindsey, She Wanted More ft. R/B Singer/Musician Ben Petry, Ups & Downs ft. R/B Singer and Writer J. Myers, Street Life ft. NerCity-PlayaRighteous & Young Chosen, I Was Given a Name, The Nature of Us ft. Roxanne Hanna-Ware, My Body Too Heavy Too Hang from a Tree is my spoken words signature piece about leadership! SI has 18 tracks and one is a bonus featuring PlayaRighteous called, Billie Gotta Eat 2! This cd is loaded with hits, She Wanted More, I Love Poets, Superman, Soulger Story, Street Life (Remix) and Ups and Downs. A must for your music library!
In 2009, The Chairman released a mixtape called, This Pain In My Soul that featured spoken word artist Khari (www.kharitoure.com) and rapper, Razor Sharp. 18 tracks: If You Don’t Hear Me, Listen To Me, You, Superman, Love Is the Intro, and more.
Booking/Contact Info for The Chairman is email@example.com, You can view his videos on www.youtube.com/franktwilliams His debut cd, Social Ills and his new CD, The Chairman of Spoken Words II featuring Lea Sweet, Get in Line for the Ride on this website. www.facebook.com/thechairmanofspokenwords and check out www.reverbnation.com/thechairmanofspokenwords and on Jango.
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