Dwayne Morgan

Dwayne Morgan

 Ajax, Ontario, CAN
BandSpoken WordFolk

Dwayne Morgan brings the Human experience to the stage; from social and political commentaries, to love, sex, and humour; either accapella, or against the backdrop of Jazz, Reggae, R&B, and Folk rhythms.

Biography

Dwayne Morgan began his career as a spoken word artist in 1993; since then he has taken the stage in Canada, the United States, Jamaica, Barbados, England, Scotland, Holland, Belgium, Budapest, France, and Germany

Dwayne’s live album, The Evolution, entered the world in late 2000. The Evolution received the 2001 Inaugural Canadian Urban Music Award for Best Spoken Word Recording. In 2003, Dwayne released his highly anticipated follow up album, Soul Searching, which took home the 2003 Canadian Urban Music Award for Best Spoken Word Recording. In 2004, Morgan produced his ten year anniversary album, A Decade in the Making. Mother I Understand, one of the pieces from the double album received the 2005 Canadian Urban Music Award for Best Spoken Word Recording.

Dwayne has shared the stage with many of Canada’s top artists including Glenn Lewis, Maestro, Kardinal Offishal, Choclair, Jully Black, K-OS, Nelly Furtado, Saukrates, and Raine Maida, while also opening for international artist Alicia Keys, Mutabaruka, Ursula Rucker, Saul Williams, Les Nubians, Christian McBride, and author Colin Channer.

Dwayne’s most recent book, The Making of A Man, hit store shelves in July of 2005. The Making of A Man, follows on the heels of The Man Behind The Mic, Long Overdue, and chapbooks, The Revolution Starts Within, and Straight From The Roots.
Dwayne’s work ethic and emphasis on quality has driven his success, and has made him a well respected component of Toronto’s urban music community, as well as the North American, and Global, spoken word scene.

Discography

1997 - Another Level (album)
2000 - The Evolution (album)
2003 - Soul Searching (album)
2005 - A Decade in the Making
2007 - Mellow Mood - The End of the Beginning

Set List

Sets range from anywhere between 20 and 60 minutes, and constantly change. Crowd favourites include The Sum of Her Parts, What If, Chilly, Aural Sex, E-Males, Three Knocks, and Everything.