Kiyoshi is a world premier edutainer, vocalist, transformational rap coach, musician, producer, and songwriter who fuses conscious upbeat hiphop/soulful sounds with house, r&b, alternative, and world musical vibrations. He has been featured on countless media outlets including MTV, VH1, NBC, URB, Vice, Buzzfeed, American Airlines Mag, and has opened up for notable acts such as Zap Mamma, Rising Appalachia, Ozomatli, Aloe Blacc, Xavier Rudd, Mayer Hawthorne, Everlast, and Slum Village. Kiyoshi has collaborated with world class musicians and producers such as Victor Wooten, The Polish Ambassador, Equanimous, and R3hab. He was also featured on the “Ready to Live” Health & Wellness mixtape executive produced by Stic of the legendary hip hop duo Dead Prez. Today, with many years of creating rhythms and rhymes, Kiyoshi tours internationally to perform at socially conscious events, festivals, and venues, bringing soul and swagger to the masses.
Lately, Kiyoshi has been dedicating his time coaching people of all levels: from beginners who’ve never flowed before to professionals. He teaches others how to find creative liberation through their voice & performance from the page to life’s stage, using the art of vocal expression/flowetry as a tool for personal self development to break through fears and limited beliefs with coaching methods he’s used personally over the decades. Kiyoshi teaches online courses, 1-on-1 private coaching, and is available for workshops and consultations.