Knowledge! hails from Lafayette, Louisiana. He is a spoken word/slam artist who's been writing poetry for over 20 years; 16 of those years writing and performing on stage. He discovered he could write poetry at the age of 14; it was his 9th Grade English teacher Mrs. Martin who encouraged him to write. While attending college, Knowledge! was a member of the writing collective "The Baton Rouge Poetry Alliance." He was host of the hottest poetry reading on Southern University A & M College from 1998-2002, opened for talented R & B artist Goapele, and coached the first Lafayette, Lousiana Slam Team in 2008. He currently performs at various readings down south.