Born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina James Poet has been performing since he was a youth. He is classically trained and holds a degree in Music from the distinguished North Carolina A & T State University. Having lived both state-side and abroad, in Germany, there is a definite international influence that is exhibited in his eclectic style and in the multiple dimensions of his music. James Poet is committed to giving his audience a clear picture of who he is as a multi-faceted artist. His versatility shows lyrically as he evokes emotion and allows his audience to envision themselves in the story line of his lyrics. As a talented visionary writer with a charismatic stage presence that commands both the attention of women and the respect of men, he consistently fosters an organic connection with his audience. James Poet’s passion for his craft is displayed in the multiple dimension of his music and can be heard across many genres from R&B, Neo Soul, Hip Hop and Rock. He constantly challenges himself to produce music that sounds both classic and current. James Poet is unquestionably a rising star.