Khoree 'The Poet' is a Contemporary Spoken Word/R&B Artist who delivers clever, thought provoking, mesmerizing poems with silky smooth music that leave his listeners applauding, talking, laughing, and gasping while his eloquent words take them on an exciting and unique lyrical journey.
Khoree’s poems are about uplifting, empowering and encouraging women to not give up on love and/or hope. His sensual style and delivery is fused with Jazz/R&B instrumental elements, accompanied by smooth background vocals. Khoree is creating quite a stir with his deep Barry White toned voice, blended with an aggressive Teddy Pendergrass attitude and style of poetry setting him apart from other poets in the entertainment industry, and several promoters are taking notice.
The Gospel Single, Thank You, featuring Lenny Williams, was recently released in April 2018. The single was produced by Levi Seacer (New Power Generation and former Music Director to Prince.)
Additional releases include 2016 The Love Movement CD with includes 3 singles listed 'For Your Consideration' in the 58th Annual Grammys. The CD is produced by Saxophonist Ric Alexander (Tony Toni Tone), Producer Andre Rivers (has produced 13 gold Records) and Guitarist Levi Seacer (Musical Director for Prince).
A few of Khoree's most recent accomplishments - 3 time First Round Ballot for Grammy Nominee (58th Anuual Grammy Awards), Sold Out shows at Yoshi's, Historical Bal Theater & KBLX Stone Soul Concert. Additional shows at nationally acclaimed Tommy T's (5 shows), San Antonio Culture FestTony Rock Birthday Party (BET Awards Pre-Party) ... as well as opening act for notable artists such as R. Kelly, Bobby Brown, Gladys Knight, Keyshia Cole, Fantasia and more..
What Others Are Saying:
Khoree the Poet, who considers what he does to be “Spoken Entertainment,” focuses on love poetry aimed positively at and for women. He takes the audience on a ride to experience the things he is discussing, and he has been successful. He has shared the stage with phenomenal artists including, Kelly Price, Lenny Williams, Marsha Ambrosia, Chico DeBarge, Vivian Green, Latoya London and comedians John Witherspoon and Nephew Tommy.
Awards & Acknowledgements
Three (3) time 'For Your Consideration' Grammy Listing (58th Annual Grammy Awards)
2017 Northern California Entertainers Music Award - Entertainer of the Year
2016 Northern California Entertainers Music Award - Poet of the Year
2015 Bay Area Black Music Awards - Spoken Word Artist of the Year
2013 Bay Area Black Music Awards - Spoken Word Artist of the Year
City of Oakland Accomodation for Community Service - Presented by Council Member Lynette McElhaney