photo by Violette Media
That colorful cardigan wearing sensitive rapper.
That ukulele screaming performance artist who believes in people still.
“Myles Bullen is a Native American language artist using poetry and rap music as a conduit for storytelling and therapeutic practice . Myles has toured his music and poetry extensively throughout the United States and Europe, put out 3 records, multiples EPs, dozens of music videos and was voted “Best Hip Hop Artist” at Music Video Portland Awards in 2019. Myles is also a Teaching Artist who brings creative writing, poetry, and performance workshops to youth in public and private schools as well as youth development centers around the US.”
Myles has shared stages w/ Peter Yarrow & Paul Stookey (Peter,Paul, and Mary) Rustic Overtones, Milo , JPEGMAFIA, Mr. Lif , Ceschi, Spose , Astronautalis, MC Lars, Prof , Handmade Moments , Lady Lamb, Paranoid Social Club, Billy Woods
“Myles Bullen is one of Portland’s premier performance poets. He’s more than just a rapper. He’s a guiding light through foggy waters, a breath of fresh air in a toxic storm. Drawing from his experiences working with imprisoned youth, and people in recovery, Myles Bullen is a beatbox poet well versed in the art of impactful storytelling.” -Francis Flisiuk / Portland Phoenix
Having performed in a wide range of eclectic environments including: your local dive bar, educational spaces, all age community venues, juvenile prisons, rehabilitation centers, music festivals, and various living rooms. Myles has dedicated the past few years to performing his manifesto of rhythmic poems and melodic archives, traveling extensively, to get vulnerable in front of living people.
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