Santa Ana Unified LitCon
Long Beach native Charlie E. Scott III, known on the spoken word scene as Philosophy, is himself an institution of the fair city. He found poetry in the confines and caverns of California State University Long Beach and has been lost in the word ever since. He has poetry slammed throughout the country, performing on many stages in different states, staking his claim with the Number One Love Poem in the nation, co-writing the Number One Political Poem, and being the captain of the number four Slam Team in the Nation. This is what prompted World renowned slam poet Saul Williams, to invite him to perform on his Martyr Loser King tour.
He has also performed at the The Fly Poets Showcase, been a featured artist for NAACP National Women's Month, and he has illustrated workshops on Poetry for the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants)Organization. He was featured on the Season 4 Finale of TV One's Verses and Flow. Which took the upper echelon of America’s Poets and Showcased their talents, this is where he opened for the Grammy Winning Gary Clark Jr.He has performed at the iconic Hollywood Improv and been the opening act for the Legendary hip-hop group Pharcyde, and for the solo artist Chali 2na from Jurassic 5.He also opened for the award winning Jazz Artist Alvin Hayes Jr, and was just a featured Spoken Word Artist at the Pan African Film Festival in 2018.