Portionte` Floes the poet, soulful expressionist, and vocalist, currently resides in the Pacific Northwest.
Her poetry is refreshing, informative, intellectual, funny, and the list goes on.
Every poem within her collection is prolific in its own right. Her use of rhyme and intellect are ingenious!
Miz Portionte` Floes performs weekly at the “Soul Shop” Spoken Word venue,
in Seattle, WA, as well as Wallingford’s, Wonder Bar. Using the stage name Miz Floes, Portionte` has dubbed her technique as "Soulful Expression" (reciting and singing her imaginative verses with the accompaniment of a Live Jazz / Funk / Soul Band)!
The genre of the music varies depending on the piece being performed.
Not only, a Soulful Expressionist; Portionte` is also a published author!
Her thought invoking book of poetry titled, I’m Still Growing Vol.1, hit the bookshelves and cyber stores, on May 02, 2005! This floetic, insightful, masterpiece can also be found inside any branch of the King County Library System.
In honor of Junteenth, Portionte`, with the assistance of a local vocalist, Rcurtis Fantpayne, and a few local producers, created a three track, soulful expression CD titled, Blaque Reign. She sold out during the Junteenth celebration, for which they were created. This CD has gained international exposure, reaching audiences as far away as Thailand & Australia!
Recently, this author / poet placed three additional notches in her tool belt of talents. Portionte` has just completed the task of writing her 1st Spoken Word / Soulful Expression Stage Production, ROYALTY, and is currently casting for the production. ROYALTY will air “Live” on SCAN TV, (77 / Public Access Channel). While writing this affirmative, inspiring, stage production, this author / poet / playwright, was also putting her share of hours in at Emerson77 Studios. Her new CD titled, SOULFUL SUBSTANCE, is completed, pressed, and ready for sale! Lastly, as an entertainment reporter, Portionte` puts on her production, Portionte` Put Me On! On this show she offers exposure to local bands. Each band leader is given a 2 minute interview and allowed to provide viewers with contact information as well as show locations and times. The band will also be given a 5 minute timeframe to perform live! Portionte` Put Me On airs on SCAN TV weekly!
PORTIONTE` FLOES’ PERFORMANCE / SOUND RECORDING HISTORY
·BLACK REIGN 2004 a poetry CD project in honor of Junteenth ·SOULFUL SUBSTANCE- 2005 Eighteen track poetry / jazz CD project ·Rcurtis & The Soul Stay Shun – background vocalist for Sound Transit’s Central Link Ground Breaking 2003 ·The Luvof_Music – featured poet / vocalist 2004 -Project of Rcurtis Fantpayne’s ·My Gift 2 U! – featured poet - 2005 Christmas project of Rcurtis Fantpayne’s
(aired on KYIZ FM & 89.5 AM)
·Rcurtis & The Soul Stay Shun – background vocalist / poet for featured band 2004 & 2005 at The Bite of Seattle on the KJR 95.7 & KISS 106.1 stages ·Rcurtis & The Soul Stay Shun – featured band 2004at the Taste of Tacoma on the KISS stage ·Rcurtis & The Soul Stay Shun Featured band at the Central Area Community Festival 2004 ·Rcurtis & The Soul Stay Shun Featured band at Lyle’s Smokehouse in Tacoma’s 4th of July Celebration. ·Featured poet on a spoken word compilation CD for
Paper Tiger Magazine 2005
Blackmail Press 15 2006