Teacher, host, poet, emcee and human being, Chilo's been writing, recording and performing Hip Hop music for over twenty years and is a founding member of the award winning “El Grito de Poetas”, a premiere Latino spoken word poetry collective in NYC. A seasoned lyricist and passionate performer, Chilo has featured at hundreds of well-known venues and universities across the country off of his love for the written word. He has recorded over 7 Hip Hop albums and is currently working on many more to come. He has been featured in the contemporary Latino poetry anthology “Me No Habla With Acento” and has also completed a solo spoken word poetry book entitled “Closed Doors and Opened Windows”. He was recently featured on the Latin Grammy and Grammy nominated album, “The Offense of the Drum.