Regie Cabico

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Regie Cabico
Language English
Nationality American
Genre Poetry
Literary movement spoken word

Regie Cabico is a poet and spoken word artist. He has been featured on two seasons of Def Poetry Jam on HBO (produced by Russell Simmons).[1][2][3][4]


Cabico is a critically acclaimed performance poet who has won top prizes in the 1993, 1994 and 1997 at National Poetry Slams. His poetry appears in over 30 anthologies including Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, Spoken Word Revolution and Slam. He was also featured in MTV's "Free Your Mind" Spoken Word Tour. Regie is the recipient of three New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships for Poetry and Multi-Discplinary Performance.[1] He is a regular performer at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City. He was artist-in-residence at New York University, and De Anza College.[5]

He was a collaborating artist in Rhythmicity at The Humana Festival of New American Plays (2002–2003) season.[6]

Cabico is of Filipino American descent and is an out and proud gay man who has been called the Lady Gaga of spoken word poets.[4]

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