Editor Rating: HEATSEEKERS
Why we like Active Poet:
Activepoet is a fresh new voice emerging from the West Coast whose ambition will undoubtedly carry him far as he continues to evolve as an artist. With a flow comparable to fellow young emcee
, he distinguishes himself with well-composed and forward-thinking lyricism, a distinct passion for the craft and positive self-awareness. Keep an eye on this one.
Active Poet (aka Dure Fresh) is a 20-year-old artist coming from San Jose, California now providing consciousness to the Bay Area. His influences include Common, Blackstar, Andre 300,
and Jay-Z. Currently a college student, he works at Whole Foods Market and is striving to be self-made. His goals include giving out one free project every year for the people, constantly pushing himself creatively and eventually touring the world through entertainment. Embodying a passion for hip-hop, he is driven to make this his lifestyle.
Listen to the track that landed them on Heatseekers- "Unpublished Poet (Everyday)"
Also check out a mixtape from Activepoet