(Writer, Rapper, Actor, Host, Teacher)
“Just Another Version of the Truth”
Los Angeles based writer, rapper, actor, host, teacher, and award winning spoken word artist, IN-Q is a unique voice in performance poetry. His work has been featured on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, Verses & Flow, ABC, NBC, A&E, Nickelodeon, and the Disney Channel.
IN-Q is a National Poetry Slam Champion who has shared the stage with everyone from De La Soul, to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, to President Barack Obama. His one-man show has toured nationally since 2009 and has been seen at over 60 universities across the country. He teaches creative writing workshops in high schools, junior highs, colleges, libraries, and prisons around California, as well as instructing a yearly program to UCLA Young Writers at their annual conference in Lake Arrowhead. Currently IN-Q is signed to a publishing deal with RMR Music Group and has written songs for various artists including Miley Cyrus, Rock Mafia, Sick Puppies, and Aloe Blacc. He also co-wrote Selena Gomez’s hit single, Love You Like A Love Song, which went double platinum and reached #1 on the Billboard dance charts. Most recently, IN-Q penned 7 songs for Disney’s first Hip-Hop movie, Let It Shine. To date, Let It Shine is the highest viewed TV Movie of 2012 and the soundtrack for the film went #1 on the Billboard Hip-Hop charts.