The creator of ''Poetic Voice'', Sekou Andrews, has been gracing the speaking industry in an unprecedentedly unique way. Poetic voice is a cutting-edge talk category that combines spoken word poetry with inspirational speaking. This innovative combination makes it possible to humanise content, making it more memorable, moving, and entertaining. Sekou wears many hats; an award-winning poetic voice, entrepreneur, two-time poetry slam champion, musician, actor, and former teacher. It is no surprise that you may find him helping a Fortune 500 firm with brand messaging, keynoting at a conference, etc.
Why you should book Sekou Andrews for your next event
- Sekou talks about his craft story, how he does it, and what listeners want. That way, he can touch many hearts and minds more deeply.
- He is an award-winning ”Poetic Voice” pioneer. This speaking category blends spoken word poetry with inspirational speaking, making his presentations as entertaining as Hamilton meets TED.
- His “wow-factor” makes him an in-demand motivational speaker. It is no wonder he has been labelled a “polymath” and the “corporate America’s de facto poet laureate.” Surely, he deserves the accolade.
Sekou is undoubtedly one of the most accomplished event speakers, with more than two decades of speaking. He has been inspiring people across genres and industries, sharing stages with heavyweights like John Legend, Jill Scott, Maroon 5, Kendrick Lamar, Carlos Santana, Jay-Z, and Drake.
Some of Sekou’s accomplishments include the “Best Spoken Word Album” Grammy nomination (in three decades), the 2020 ABA Entrepreneur of the Year, three Helen Hayes Awards, two Independent Music Awards, and two national poetry tours, among others. Thanks to his “wow-factor,” the world’s biggest organisations have been jostling just to have a piece of Sekou. This has seen him present for the likes of Google, the NBA, PayPal, The Gap, ASAE, Global Green, Capital One, LinkedIn, Nike, and Toyota- you could go on and on.
Sekou’s work has also been featured in several media outlets, including MTV, BET, Showtime, Good Morning America, HBO, MSNBC, CBS, and ABC World News. Apart from public presentations, he has also performed privately for prominent figures, such as Corretta Scott King, Norman Lear, Hillary Clinton, Larry King, and Quincy Jones. Additionally, Sekou has been eliciting standing ovations, cheers, and tears regularly because of his powerful voice on health and wellness.
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