About the Actor
Originating from Houston's Southside, Se7en s prominent and prolific voice has established this gifted entertainer as Houston s Premier Spoken Word Artist. Se7en - Houston s poetic diamond in the rough - is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University with undergraduate dual degrees in Psychology and Social Work and a Master s degree in Counseling. Se7en s phenomenal spoken word talent has taken the world of poetry by storm; I didn t choose Poetry, he explains, Poetry chose me. His versatility, humility and fierce stage presence allow him to deliver inspirational pieces like Love and The Jesus Piece as well as raw, edgy, uncut pieces like I ll Do Me and Poetry is In with a dynamic, undeniable flow. Se7en s groundbreaking debut spoken word album entitled Make Me Laugh, Make Me Cry (2005) touches on aspects of life ranging from love at first sight to Fifty-year anniversary love like Papa loves Grandmamma. The release of Make Me Laugh, Make Me Cry solidified Se7en s standing as a powerhouse in the spoken word arena. His latest project, Power in the Word masterfully illustrates words of redemption, affirmation and inspiration and has been hailed as one of the year s best spoken word albums and the crowning jewel in his diverse catalogue. Labeled as a Fire Poet in the poetry community, each time Se7en steps onto the stage, he captivates, illuminates, and ignites the mic into a blaze!
About the Director
Pushing the edge of social consciousness, championing the call of manhood, or simply encouraging one to be themselves, Se7en is progressing poetry in a style and flare that is all his own. He is poetically enticing with prose perfectly pitched to the voice and rhythm of today. Se7en s ability to pull the chords of our souls making us laugh or cry, look deeper within, or simply enjoy the sweet pleasures of life truly makes him a rare jewel. As a poet, motivational speaker, author, and host of the longest running poetry set in Houston, Texas, Se7en is developing a platform for not only himself but the entire art of spoken word.