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Jamaal “Black Root” Collier


Jamaal ‘Black Root’ Collier is an award winning, multi-faceted artist and educator based in Baltimore. As a human beatbox, he has garnered recognition for his innovative use of vocal percussion and channeled his passion for movement and music by touring with Step Afrika and into co-founding Beatbox Dads, a live performance program for kids. As a songwriter he has contributed to musical projects that have been nominated for Grammy awards. As a host emcee, spoken word artist and master teaching artist, Root brings a unique perspective to his artistry and continues to push the boundaries of what is possible with the human voice.

Social Media: @blackroot1