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August 18, 2005 | Kevin Bronson
Shihan the Poet makes the transition from spoken word to hip-hop sound easy. Then again, the 30-year-old has been making transitions his whole life. From teenage prodigy signed by MCA Records to commercial jingle writer to legendary touring poet to host of Los Angeles' hot Da' Poetry Lounge to artist and talent consultant on HBO's "Def Poetry Jam," Shihan has proved a word merchant whose currency is honesty. Now, with the Sept. 6 release of "The Poet" on L.A.'
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August 18, 2005 | Kevin Bronson
Shihan the Poet makes the transition from spoken word to hip-hop sound easy. Then again, the 30-year-old has been making transitions his whole life. From teenage prodigy signed by MCA Records to commercial jingle writer to legendary touring poet to host of Los Angeles' hot Da' Poetry Lounge to artist and talent consultant on HBO's "Def Poetry Jam," Shihan has proved a word merchant whose currency is honesty. Now, with the Sept. 6 release of "The Poet" on L.A.'
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