Poet/Hiphop artist/Human Beatbox
Genre: Hiphop, Spoken Word, Neo Soul
Checkmate Mido is a Poet/Hiphop artist and certified trainer of the performance arts who has toured many countries. He is widely known for his unique gift of merging art forms together to create an interesting, interactive and engaging performance. He recently co-facilitated a poetry workshop with Bassey Ikpi (Def Jam Poetry Star) and opened up for Blake Worrell in Berlin, Germany.
Checkmate Mido has performed at over 10 Festivals within and outside the country most notably PAWA Festival 2015(Kenya) BN Poetry Festival 2015 (Kampala), LABA Arts Festival 2015(Kampala), Storymoja Festival 2015 (Nairobi),Sondeka Festival 2014 (Nairobi), Blankets and Wines 2015/2014(Nairobi), NuVo Arts Festival 2014(kampala), SPOKEN WORLDS 2014 (Berlin), Festival du Theatre des Realites 2013 (Sikasso, Mali), KWANI Litfest 2012 (Nairobi) and Kenya Music Week 2011 (Nairobi).
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August 1, 2016