|Christopher Chilo Cajigas
Web site: http://www.chilo.bandcamp.com/chilo
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Teacher, host, poet, emcee and social justice advocate, Chilo teaches Social Studies in NYC. He has been writing, recording and performing Hip Hop music for over twenty years and is a founding member of “G.O.S.”,“21 POETZ”, “Dr. Loco” and the award winning “El Grito de Poetas”, the premiere all Latino spoken word poetry collective in NYC. A seasoned lyricist and passionate performer, Chilo has performed at hundreds of well-known venues and universities across the country off of his love for the written word. He has recorded over 7 Hip Hop albums and is currently promoting his latest while simultaneously working on many more to come. He has been featured in the contemporary Latino poetry anthology “Me No Habla With Acento” and has also completed a solo spoken word poetry book entitled “Closed Doors and Opened Windows”. He was recently featured on the Grammy nominated album, “The Offense of the Drum”, recorded by Grammy winner Arturo O’Farrill and his Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. A cultured and spiritual educator, Chilo enjoys being a part of unique projects that offer a multitude of beneficial services to the communities of today.
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