Welcome to Sol-Poetry, the artistic development division of entertainment powerhouse Sol-Caritas. Sol-Poetry is led by celebrated spoken word artist Khalid the Future (co-founder of Poetry or Die) and is the brainchild of Sol’s founder and President, Carlos Wallace. Having managed the careers of accomplished comedians in Houston, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, Wallace expanded the company’s reach by creating a brand that offered powerful, unique spoken word appeal without the typical mainstream dynamic. Khalid the Future, a seasoned leader and entertainer with over 15 years of experience as a performer and Executive Producer, has breathed new life and greater productivity into Sol-Poetry. The newly minted VP of Arts and Development helps create and manage top poetry shows in every major market of the country including the original “Queens of the Mic” and “Kings of the Mic” events at the famed Houston Improv. Khalid also oversees all artists that perform under the Sol-Poetry and Poetry or Die designations. Under his purview, each show sets an incomparable standard of performance and professionalism.
As Sol-Poetry continues to expand its reach, Khalid employs a hands on approach the unit has been missing by working with executives of Sol-Media and Sol-Caritas T.V arms. He provides poets, storytellers, creative artists, writers and lyricists of all calibers for the films, documentaries and television programs produced by each sub-division, and is a contributor to “The Perfect Wife” a new film featuring author Carlos Wallace. The VP also co-produces the “Adult Conversation Comedy Show” franchise, a quarterly event presented at the Broadway Comedy Club in New York.
The powerful collaboration of Carlos Wallace, Khalid the Future and the explosive “Poetry or Die” and “Sol-Poetry” movements sends shockwaves throughout the country. Khalid is the visionary and trailblazer Sol-Poetry has been missing. We look forward to sharing the “Future” of spoken word, arts and entertainment with you.
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