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Spiritchild Rhythmic Poet of Mental Notes. Lead of The Hip Hop Fusion Band Mental Notes (Xspiritmental Hip Hop Fusion Band). Founder & Chair of Movement In Motion Artist & Activist Collective. Creative Consultant for Eyes Infinite Films (www.eyesinfinite.com) Currently on the Art of Struggle tour visit www.myspace.com/spiritchildmentalnotes or www.movementinmotion.org for details

Xperience, Performance Art of Struggle Tour Present United States & International Europe – Berlin, France, Holland Art of Struggle Tour 2007/2008 Northeast/Midwest/WestCoast 1 international tour to Mumbai, India Winter 2004 hip hop film documentary 2 National Tours, Fall 2003 Northeast to Midwest Creative Politics Spring Tour 2005/2006 West Coast 8 years in the local, national & international live scene with jam band Mental Notes. The Blue Note NYC, CBGBs, Knitting Factory, Bowery Poetry Club, Izzy Bar, Nuyorican Poets Café, Triad Lounge & Theatre, BAM Café…

Xperience, Production 3 Solo Album (written, composed & arranged by Spiritchild) Eclipse of Hope (The LP) 2007 Creative Politics Chapter 1 reports from the rhythmic poet (mixtape) 2005 A Tribute To Nina Simone (The EP) 2004 4 Albums for Mental Notes (all lyrics & arrangement by Spiritchild, music Mental Notes) True Human Design 2008 / Cosmic Slop Hip Hop Volume 2 2008 / Event Horizon 2002 / Close Your Eyes & Open Your Mind 2001 Compilations for Movement In Motion 8 Volumes Of Music for the Collective Movement In Motion 2003-2008 see www.movementinmotion.org for details 1 Spoken Word/Erotica Album Deep Space Harmonics 2007 Smoki Fantastic 1 Tibetan Hip Hop Album Liberation 2004 Namgyal 1 Spoken Word With Music Album Cataclysm 2000 Ainsley Burrows

Xperience Film, Video The Art of Love & Struggle (the documentary) 2005 produced movie soundtrack Act Accordingly (the movie) 2003 produced by Eyes Infinite Films Viewed at the ; Ladies On The Mic film fest 03, International HipHop Film Festival Philly 03, Howl Festival 03, Hip Hop Odyssey Film Festival 04 award nominee First Leading Acting Role Produced, Composed & Arranged Original Music Soundtrack with Mental Notes Film / Video Producer for Eyes Infinite Films 2004 Passin Me By a hip hop theater production score produced and arranged by Spiritchild

Xperience Community Freedom Academic Movement (2007-2008) instructor for hip hop music production and songwriting as well as artist development for TMA in Harlem, Community Social Justice HS in the Bronx, Summer Camp @ The Point in the South Bronx Mentor for Youth Advocate Programs (2004-2005) Creator & Facilitor of Hip Hop A Political Science I.C.E. After School Program 2005 Event Coordinator, Promoter Hip Hop Activist Organizer, Researcher for J.U.i.C.E. New York Chapter www.rampartjuice.org an LA based after school program

Xperience, Performance – Workshops – Speaking Engagements

Route & Expected Dates Visit www.myspace.com/spiritchildmentalnotes

Contact For more information on how to bring The Art of Struggle Tour to your Campus, Community, or the Cultural Center please speak with: Spiritchild of Mental Notes 646 319 6523 spiritchild@movementinmotion.org www.myspace.com/mentalnotesmusic www.movementinmotion.org