Kiyoshi is a purpose driven wordsman whose fusion of upbeat hip-hop and soulful sounds sends lightning bolts of conscious energy and thought into audiences around the globe. His rhythms and rhymes are rooted in social, spiritual, and political awareness to provoke the world to listen and feel what is true. Kiyoshi’s authentic sound blended with a highly interactive stage performance gets the crowd moving like no other.
Music is the vehicle that drives Kiyoshi’s deep passion to unite and empower humans from all walks of life. Kiyoshi and his band aka Kiyoshi Music engage audiences worldwide with a highly interactive and authentic stage performance, getting the crowd dancing and moving like no other. His talented crew includes Damion Willis; drums, Jamie Shadowlight; violin, Krista Richards; vocals, and OpenOptics; turntables. The Kiyoshi Music experience is simply electric; heart-pounding beats paired with a conscious message that is delivered with the pure soul and swagger that embodies this quintet.
Kiyoshi’s has collaborated and performed alongside some of the most talented musicians in the game including The Polish Ambassador, Ozomatli, Everlast, Zap Mamma, Aloe Blacc, Xavier Rudd, Mayer Hawthorne, and Slum Village. He was recently featured on the “Ready to Live” Health & Wellness mixtape executive produced by Stic of the legendary hiphop duo Dead Prez amongst other rap heavyweights including Nas, KRS-One, Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, Styles P, and others that rep a healthy lifestyle through hip hop culture.
January 10th: Music Box Show w/ Mimi Zulu & The Anodynes