Autum Ashante

Autum Ashante

BandSpoken Word

Autum Ashante, at the age of 10, is a force on the spoken word scene, known for her truthful, thought-provoking verses.


Autum's passion for spoken word has driven her to amazing heights. She has performed all over the tri-state area and beyond, all the while honing her skills.

Since her first performance at Hottest Poets Slam, Autum has been causing quite a stir. She has since performed at the Soul Cafe, Caroline’s, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Rush Art Gallery, Da Poetry Lounge in L.A, The Nile Valley Poets Cafe in L.A., The Cotton Club in L.A., and the African Street Festival, just to name a few.

In addition to this, Autum is the youngest person in the history of New York State to receive a proclamation from the City of New York For her commitment and service to our community.



Sweet Back Beat 4 Yr old Poet Palace Theater/Shelia Baptista
Nativity Now Angel Tracy Jack
Tortoise and the Eagle Tortoise

Harlem School of the Arts
Shut It down Dance Revolutionary Poet Alvin Alley Dance School
The Ancestral Tribute Swahili Speaking Poet Obey Theatrical Group


Steve Harvey’s Big Time Poet/Performer Director: Mike Ajokwe
Good Day New York Poet
BET/SOS/Hurricane Katrina Poet/Performer
Nickelodeon Poet
Apollo /Amateur Night Poet
Sesame Street/ Alphabet Soup Lead Child Chatsby Film Inc.
Hot Cop Lead Child Dan Berger
Peeps Lead Child Nikki Jusu
M.I.A Lead Child Jamiyl Campbell
The Heights Lead Child Natasha Hall
Confessions of a Ex-Doofus Support Melvin Van Pebbles
String bean & Marcus Lead Child Conviction Casting

Classical Theater - Harlem School of the Arts
New York City College - Mr. Daniels/ Mr. Ty
Chorus and Dance – Manna House/Ifetayo
Drama - Harlem School of the Arts
Cold readings - NYU, Brooklyn School of the Arts, Gibbs, Law & Order Etc.