IN-Q is a National Poetry Slam Champion and multi-platinum winning songwriter who 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” by Selena Gomez went multi-platinum, winning him a BMI award. He has also written with renowned artists including Miley Cyrus, Aloe Blacc 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.