Word! Sean B is one of the artists of MDGfive.com, a website that harnesses the power of art and social media to increase community engagement in the fight to improve maternal health and reach Millennium Development Goal 5 by 2015. In this video Sean B uses his creative talents to address maternal health. Take it away, Sean B.
This video was prepared at the MDGfive.com launch event in New York.
Sean B. is not your average spoken word artist. His lyrics are accessible to both a well read listener as well as someone who may be completely new to the spoken word scene. At 19 years of age Sean has already put together his own one man show "Stride right", member of the 2010 urban word slam team; champion of the Brave New Voices international slam festival hosted in Los Angeles. He has been featured on a MTV pepsi refresh campaign commercial, HBO brave new voices, and local televison channels. Currentlye continues to make an effort to give back to the spoken word community by helping to put on and host local open mic events such as ‘The Poetry Exchange’,which is dedicated to bridging the gaps between the older generation of poets and the newer generation.