Produced Arranged by Gene King for Shines Productions
Written by Gene King and Hajile Kalaike for OBNOXIA Music SOCAN
Spirituality’s Side A is a deep tribal vibe with a melodic bassline and smooth keys,
sprinkled with a maurice white type kalimba throughout the track, focusing on the
highlights of Lotus’ poem. Side B starts off with Andy Roberts Mixed Signals that
sounds like an early Detroit style groove leaving all vocals intact. Originally from
Maryland Toronto's "love poet", Lotus is known for his smooth and jazzy renditions
of inspiring prose. As a spoken word professional, Lotus has been performing for
over seven years in the Toronto urban scene and in the United States. He cites
Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El Shabazz) and John William Coltrane as two of his major
influences or as he calls them, his "spiritual fathers". This is one of the main reasons
why Lotus is so revolutionary, progressive, thoughtful and melodious.
Lotus specializes in poetry about Life: love, erotica, relationships,
community and spiritual enlightenment.