Jamii Tata (born in Detroit, MI) is a spoken word poet who draws inspiration from the late great Gil Scott-Heron, The Last Poets, Langston Hughes, Malcolm X and Fred Hampton. Intertwining poetry, beatboxing and emceeing he has performed in Michigan, Illinois and Texas.

Additionally, Jamii utilizes creative writing, performance poetry, storytelling, audio production, self-publishing and entrepreneurial training as Literacy Learning tools to educate inner city youth. He currently teaches at the Redford and Main Branch libraries and is the host of the Brightmoor First Friday’s Poetry Slam.


One response to “Biography

  1. I heard the “Sample” I enjoyed it. Something I would buy. Save me a copy. The class would be interested in hearing this.

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