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About Iyeoka & The Rock by Funk Tribe

Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo is one of the most sought after poetry slammers in the country. Among her lists of credits a 2nd Place title at the 2009 INDIVIDUAL WORLD POETRY SLAM COMPETITION, being asked to compose and perform a poem for a dinner event hosted for Paul Kagame, the President of Rwanda, being commissioned by Discovery Channel for their 2008 brand campaign, being commissioned by a top-twenty ad agency to write a piece for a diversity training tool, gracing the inaugural cover of the magazine Leverage, receiving a 2007 Massachusetts Industry Committee Hip-Hop Award for Spoken Word Artist of the year, and a New England Urban Music Award for the Best Female Spoken Word Poet of 2006. . A 2x National Poetry Slam Individual Finalist, Iyeoka is also the only member of the nationally competing Boston Lizard Lounge Slam team to have earned her position 10 years in a row. In 2008, Iyeoka's vocal talents on a cover of U2's 1988 hit song "Desire" was showcased on a compilation of U2 covers that includes All-Star Grammy Award winning African artists with proceeds benefiting the Global Fund. Iyeoka will help you to remember that there is no such thing as "slam poetry", only three minute time slots where a poet tries to inject their heart into yours. Let her. . Cd's available online www.iyeoka.com: Black and Blues 2004 Phanai Records/ Hum the Bass Line 2007 Phanai Records/ In the Name of Love: Africa Celebrates U2 2008 Sony Records . need press photos? i have 2 locations for you: http://www.sonicbids.com/IyeokaIvieOkoawo (select photo gallery) http://iyeoka.com/headshots higher res. available upon request . (Forward mastered by Gabrielle Bouliane) . This is the subtle joy of enjoying the familiar things IN EVERYTHING... The parts of ourselves we recognize in others. The old friends staying true...allowing YOU to make room for more friends......... . The Rock By Funk Tribe (RBFT) is a collective of like- minded multidisciplinary session musicians dedicated to endeavors exploring creative expression.
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Genres:
The Funky Fresh Kind, R&b, Funk, Soul, R&b/soul, Rnb-soul
Band Members:
Andy Bergman - sax, Steve Desrosiers - guitars, Brian Paulding - trombone, David Franz - bass, Akili Jamal Haynes-keyeshorns, Mark Purrington - drums, Quadraphonix Hawaii, Jim Dozet - guitars, Aine Fujioka-drums, Brian Capobianchi - vocals acoustic guitar, Kyle Higgins - bass guitar, Jason Trikakis - drums, Faisal Aswat - bass guitar, Sistah Roz- backing vocals, Roland Nicol- bass guitar, Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo - vocals
Hometown:
Boston, Massachusetts

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About Iyeoka & The Rock by Funk Tribe

Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo is one of the most sought after poetry slammers in the country. Among her lists of credits a 2nd Place title at the 2009 INDIVIDUAL WORLD POETRY SLAM COMPETITION, being asked to compose and perform a poem for a dinner event hosted for Paul Kagame, the President of Rwanda, being commissioned by Discovery Channel for their 2008 brand campaign, being commissioned by a top-twenty ad agency to write a piece for a diversity training tool, gracing the inaugural cover of the magazine Leverage, receiving a 2007 Massachusetts Industry Committee Hip-Hop Award for Spoken Word Artist of the year, and a New England Urban Music Award for the Best Female Spoken Word Poet of 2006. . A 2x National Poetry Slam Individual Finalist, Iyeoka is also the only member of the nationally competing Boston Lizard Lounge Slam team to have earned her position 10 years in a row. In 2008, Iyeoka's vocal talents on a cover of U2's 1988 hit song "Desire" was showcased on a compilation of U2 covers that includes All-Star Grammy Award winning African artists with proceeds benefiting the Global Fund. Iyeoka will help you to remember that there is no such thing as "slam poetry", only three minute time slots where a poet tries to inject their heart into yours. Let her. . Cd's available online www.iyeoka.com: Black and Blues 2004 Phanai Records/ Hum the Bass Line 2007 Phanai Records/ In the Name of Love: Africa Celebrates U2 2008 Sony Records . need press photos? i have 2 locations for you: http://www.sonicbids.com/IyeokaIvieOkoawo (select photo gallery) http://iyeoka.com/headshots higher res. available upon request . (Forward mastered by Gabrielle Bouliane) . This is the subtle joy of enjoying the familiar things IN EVERYTHING... The parts of ourselves we recognize in others. The old friends staying true...allowing YOU to make room for more friends......... . The Rock By Funk Tribe (RBFT) is a collective of like- minded multidisciplinary session musicians dedicated to endeavors exploring creative expression.
Show More
Genres:
The Funky Fresh Kind, R&b, Funk, Soul, R&b/soul, Rnb-soul
Band Members:
Andy Bergman - sax, Steve Desrosiers - guitars, Brian Paulding - trombone, David Franz - bass, Akili Jamal Haynes-keyeshorns, Mark Purrington - drums, Quadraphonix Hawaii, Jim Dozet - guitars, Aine Fujioka-drums, Brian Capobianchi - vocals acoustic guitar, Kyle Higgins - bass guitar, Jason Trikakis - drums, Faisal Aswat - bass guitar, Sistah Roz- backing vocals, Roland Nicol- bass guitar, Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo - vocals
Hometown:
Boston, Massachusetts

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