Kane Smego

CDS Courses Instructor

Kane Smego is an international touring poet and hip hop artist, educator, and National Poetry Slam finalist. He is the associate director and an artist alumnus of the Next Level global hip hop exchange program. Kane’s one-man hip hop theater show, Temples of Lung and Air, was produced by Playmakers Repertory Company and StreetSigns Center in 2018, the Detroit Public Theatre in 2019, and featured at the United Solo Theatre Festival in New York City. As a recording artist, Kane has released multiple hip hop and poetry albums, most recently Collard Green Music in 2020, and featured on the hit North Carolina anthem “North Cack” with G Yamazawa and J Gunn. A native of Durham, North Carolina, Kane currently resides in Los Angeles.

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