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Spoken Word Poetry Makes Its Debut at BET Experience!

The BET Experience is an annual event jam packed with endless entertainment highlighting some of the biggest names in music and entertainment.  On June 26th, the BET EXPERIENCE AT LA LIVE presented by Coca-Cola brings you the gospel concert of the summer!!

This night features the anointed Tasha Cobbs and the inspiring Tye Tribbett!!  Setting the atmosphere is the sensational Tim Bowman, Jr., powerful spoken word artist Ezekiel and Southern California newcomers Jason McGee and The Choir.

“This concert is a Free concert that promises to be spirit filled and a blessing to all in attendance.”                           – BET Networks

While many of the artists names being featured tomorrow may be familiar to most, this may be your first time being introduced to Christian spoken word poetry!  Because this style of art is a new addition to the lineup, we figured we would give you some background information on the featured poet for the day!


If you’re unfamiliar with Ezekiel Azonwu, he is just one the many amazing poets from the P4CM (Passion for Christ Movement) camp that you’ve been missing out on!  Most well known for his performances at Rhetoric (the largest spoken word poetry event in Los Angeles) via P4CM, Ezekiel has been a traveling poet via many tours, concert events and conferences for over 7 years.  He has also spent his time along with other poets such as Janette..ikz, Chris Webb and more facilitating poetry workshops to aspiring poets.

Ezekiel is known for his theatric and edgy style!  He noticeably gives his all in every poem.  Often touching on topics that are taboo, in one word Ezekiel can be summed up as “unafraid”.  Check out a few samples of his work below:

In addition to poetry, Ezekiel also a hip hop artist!

Catch Ezekiel live near your city this fall for the Poets In Autumn Tour along with poets Jackie Hill Perry, Preston PerryJanette..ikz and more!  Most immediately, you can catch him along with the artists listed above long with a few surprises in Dallas, TX on July 9th for a special advanced recording of the coming Poets In Autumn Tour.  Click here for your tickets to that July 9th event!  Don’t wait.  Tickets sell out quickly!  If you miss them in Dallas, keep in mind that the full tour will begin making its rounds across several cities this fall.  Subscribe to our email list to be the first to learn about future dates and locations of the coming fall tour!

As one last option, you can catch Ezekiel again in Los Angeles August 12th for “Rhetoric” –  the largest spoken word poet event held by P4CM.  This event is jam-packed with amazing poets, powerful messages and featured music artists!  Check it out in you’re in the Los Angeles area.  Details for Rhetoric can be found here.

Learn more about Ezekiel at Stay connected with Ezekiel Azonwu on social media via the handle/title @wordsbyezekiel >>

TRANSPORTAION OPTIONS for BET Experience Gospel Showcase:Convenient and easy LA Metro Park and Ride Locations – The Expo Line ($1.75 per ride)Washington Blvd at National (Culver City)La Cienega at Jefferson Blvd (Los Angeles)Crenshaw at Jefferson Blvd (West Angeles Church/Metro Parking Structure)Convenient and easy LA Metro Park and Ride Locations: The Expo Line ($1.75 per ride)Washington Blvd at National (Culver City) La Cienega at Jefferson Blvd (Los Angeles) Crenshaw at Jefferson Blvd (West Angeles Church/Metro Parking Structure)
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