IN-Q is a National Poetry Slam Champion and multi-platinum winning songwriter, who has sold-out the largest one-man poetry show in Los Angeles history. His groundbreaking performances include being the first poet to perform at Cirque Du Soleil, as well as performing on Russell Simmons' HBO Def Poetry Jam, ESPN's World Series of Poker, and for audiences including Quincy Jones, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama. He's shared the stage with legendary artists John Legend, Eminem, and Red Hot Chili Peppers, and is at the forefront of the movement to reignite poetry into popular culture.
As a songwriter, IN-Q is published by Rock Mafia and his #1 hit single "Love You Like a Love Song" went multi-platinum, awarding him a BMI award. He has written with renowned artists including Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, and Mike Posner. In 2014, he co-wrote the Official Coca-Cola FIFA World Cup Anthem, "The World is Ours."
IN-Q writes to entertain, inspire, and challenge his audiences to look deeper into the human experience and ask questions about themselves, their environment, and the world at large.