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Filipino-American Two-time Grammy Nominee Named Poet Name Life

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Seriously – that’s his name. He is currently the official DJ for the Black Eyed Peas and has two Grammy nominations as producer, songwriter and remixer. He also holds the number one dance album on iTunes, Total Club Hits 4. Born Jaime Lim Munson in Echo Park, LA, California, he comes from a large Filipino family with ten brothers and sisters.

In 1995, The Black Eyed Peas was formed in Los Angeles. Poet preferred to stay in the background as their songwriter, producer and DJ. Since their third album Elephunk in 2003, the group’s hip hop/dance-oriented style has sold an estimated 35 million albums worldwide and 41 million singles. Poet has been the official DJ of the Black Eyed Peas and has been going with the group in their tours. Poet revealed that the “in thing” now in the music industry is working as a DJ.

Read more at Asian Journal.

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

March 31, 2010 at 3:24 pm

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