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Growing Up Daddy

June 22, 2013

Program Locations:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium

Growing Up Daddy is a groundbreaking one-man play written and performed by spoken-word phenomena, Kraal “Kayo” Charles.

In this semi-autobiographical piece, Kayo uses poetry and hip hop to explore what happens when a rising artist-entrepreneur is suddenly faced with impending fatherhood. With humor and honesty, Kayo conveys the complexities of a man caught between embracing and rejecting his newest and greatest role. He captures the essence of memoir by recounting tales of whimsical women, fair-weather friends, his devout grandmother and his strange Caribbean father.
Growing Up Daddy is an honest depiction of what every father endures, when their sense of responsibility challenges their passion.

Written & Performed by: Kraal “Kayo” Charles.


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