3 Face Poet is a Spoken word artist, and a proud Detroit native. An 80s baby, 3 Face began free-styling in 1995 at Detroit's infamous "Hip Hop Shop." 3 Face expanded his craft from free-styling to writing poetry in 1999. By 2005, The 3 Face Poet took to Detroit's spoken word stages and the rest is history.
3 Face has performed on many of Detroit's stages including: Nandi's Knowledge Cafe, They Say Bar & Grill, Always Brewing Coffee House, 1917 American Bistro, B.A.M, Locker Room Lounge, The Mix, American Bistro and Central Park Grille. More recently, 3 Face has performed at Apache Cafe in Atlanta, GA, and has become a resident performer in Pontiac, Michigan's Yaktown Poets Revue.
The 3 Face Poet is very professional. He's a great writer with a lot of knowledge. He's entertaining yet educational. He dropped knowledge and had fun with it!!!
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3 Face Poet performed for us at The Yaktown Poets Revue: Valentine Edition. We loved him. He has a knack for intellectual play on words. He has another super power: rhythm and cadence. He has a rhythm and cadence that is very unique. He doesn't disappoint.
Price Range: $100 and up
Gig Length: 10 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
You will be mesmerized by 3 Face's word play, laughter, syle and soulfulness. This true spoken word artist has the ability to leave audiences with unforgettable images, created from a masterful stroke of "word genius."
Sam Walker, aka The 3 FACE POET is a proud native of Detroit Michigan's west side. The name “3 FACE POET” is derived from 3 names: "Sam", his given name, "Sleepy" his childhood nickname, and "Hetep" from his association with the Kemet and Egyptian cultures. All who know 3 FACE, know that he is a LOVER of the written and spoken word. Influenced by the streets, 3 Face was misguided and became part of a statistic that so many young men had become known for in Detroit. Fortunately, 3 FACE was able to turn his negative into a positive. His poetic genius propelled him to a place of self-knowledge and
Having fallen "in love" with hip hop in the 1980's, 3 FACE began free-styling in 1995 at Detroit's infamous "Hip Hop Shop." Reeling from that experience, 3 Face expanded his craft from free-styling to writing poetry in 1999. By 2005, The 3 Face Poet took to Detroit's spoken word stages, and has been on the move perfecting and presenting his art to hungry crowds. Those who have heard him “spit,” are intrigued by his signature style of “word play” as well as the unique rhythm and cadence of his performances. Today, 3 Face is a respected holistic health coach, teacher and spoken word artist--a testament to Detroit’s hidden wealth.
3 FACE has performed on many of Detroit's stages including: Nandi's Knowledge Cafe, They Say Bar & Grill, Always Brewing Coffee House, 1917 American Bistro, B.A.M, Locker Room Lounge, The Mix, American Bistro and Central Park Grille. More recently, 3 FACE has performed at Apache Cafe in Atlanta, GA, and is a resident performer in the Yaktown Poet’s Revue.
Additional Booking Notes
Past Booked Events
|February 10, 2022 • 7:30pm - 10:00pm||Restaurant/Bar Event|
|February 10, 2022 • All-day event||Spoken word event in Royal Oak|
|April 12, 2019 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Erotic Poetry Night|
|January 04, 2019 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm||Nonprofit Event|
|November 20, 2015||Fundraiser|
1. Jet Fuel
2. Black Lightening
3. I Robot
4. Good Times
5. Exit Wounds
Influences & Inspiration
Nas, Drake, Common, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, Run DMC, KRS One, Keith Murray, and many others.
A microphone if crowd exceeds 25 people.