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Innovative and inspirational, Reyes has been performing nationally and internationally for more then 12 years. He is a Chicano /Mexicano poet, emcee, actor, playwright, artist and youth organizer. He combines hip-hop, poetry and the spoken word to create a unique blend of narratives, rhymes, and songs. As a hip hop artist his work is a fusion of radical soul, raw lyrical hip-hop, fresh beats and poetic style.

A leading voice in progressive and radical music, Reyes’ fusses cultural stories of resistance, raw hip-hop and inspiring poems, to reach youth and elders alike. Much of his work challenges and confronts the many social problems faced by communities of color.

He has shared the stage nationally and internationally with many poets, artists and activists such as historical figures Lolita Lebrón and Delores Huerta, poets Tato Laviera, Pedro Pietri, La Bruja, and musical artists such as, Roy Brown, Dead Prez, Boca Floja, Siete Nueve, and Grammy Award winner Malik Yusef.

As a poet and an artist he has been featured on HBO Latino’s Habla Series, nationally on Latin Nation and the PBS documentary Dream Makers. He has released three chapter books of poetry and 3 c.d.s. His work has also been featured nationally in many magazines, anthologies and newspapers.

He has worked with established institutions including; Chicago Public Radio, the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, the National Museum of Mexican Art, the Museum Of Contemporary Art and the Poetry Center of Chicago.

As an actor, his credits include roles in Miguel Piñero’s famed play, The Sun Always Shines for the Cool, Urban Poet, Why Are U Running? Chicago Boricua, Public Theater’s 365 Project written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and the feature film Nothing Like the Holidays starring John Leguizamo and Debra Messing.

He has worked directly with famed NuYorican poet Tato Laveria on three productions titled The Spark, Chupacabera and the 1977 Division Street Riots. As part of his work with Tato he has served, both as an actor and a director.

Currently Reyes is touring the country with his play Crime Against Humanity, co- written by former Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Luis Rosa. Reyes has played the role of actor, writer and director for the play. Crime Against Humanity has received incredible community support and it is scheduled to tour until September 2010. He is also touring with his latest mixtape titled My Word Is My Weapon taking him as far as Spain and has an upcoming tour with hip-hop artists Boca Floja, Siete Nueve, and Lah Tere

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