Visceral View Entertainment and New School Poetics Presents
BREAK BEAT BARS an EP by Idris Goodwin (words) & Diles (beats)
IDRIS GOODWIN - RAPPER
IDRIS GOODWIN was praised by the New York Times for his "grown man rap" and named one of the top 30 performance poets in the world. He is recognized in the realms of hip hop music, spoken word performance, theater and literature. He's featured on HBO's Def Poetry, The Discovery Channel and will appear on the 2011-2012 season of Sesame Street. These Are The Breaks, his debut collection of essays, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Also, an NEA award winning playwright, Idris' How We Got On was featured in this year’s Eugene O’Neill National Theater Conference A highly sought artist-educator, Idris lectures at colleges, K-12 schools, and arts venues across the nation.
DILES - PRODUCER
Diles is a freelance audio engineer, beat-maker and mc who has produced
a cadre of artists from the southwest and around the country. He is the founder of Visceral View Entertainment, an Albuquerque based production center committed to the development of emerging musicians.
NOTABLE PRAISE FOR IDRIS GOODWIN - BREAK BEAT POEMS
There’s a lot of talk about “grown man rap,” but Goodwin takes it to a new level here, addressing the kind of frustrations to which everyone can relate - New York Times
A powerful and down to earth voice - National Public Radio
Break Beat Poems is a fresh listen. Lyrically, Goodwin’s like a long lost member of De La Soul - Pop Matters
released August 1, 2011
Produced by Diles. Presented by Visceral View Entertainment and New School Poetics.