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|John A. Baker, Jr.|
December 19, 1988 |
Bradenton, Florida, United States
John A. Baker, Jr. (born December 19, 1988), better known under the moniker Spoken Reasons, is an American comedian, actor, and artist. Spoken Reasons began his career by creating a YouTube channel, which now has over 1 million subscribers.
Reasons grew up in Bradenton, Florida, where he first discovered his passion[neutrality is disputed] for sharing his thoughts on a stage by witnessing spoken word poetry online. He penned the name "Spoken Reasons" for himself because he realized the true power of words, stating, "Everything that comes out of your mouth has a living with purpose."
Spoken Reasons also has an album called The Game Changer Spoken Reasons also has several such as "Electric Wheelchair", "Why You Lyin" and "This Goes Out To My Momma" in his mixtape called New King of Comedy.
He appears in a new web series called "Doctor Reasons" as a dysfunctional therapist who counsels quirky troubled couples through relationships hurdles.
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- Spoken Reasons Invades Russell Simmons’ Offices (VIDEO) | Global Grind
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- Paul Feig’s ‘The Heat’ Adds Online Comic Spoken Reasons - Yahoo TV
- ADD YouTube Channel has over 100,000 hits on each video
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