Umi (P.O.W.)

umi from POW Umi from P.O.W./PEOPLE’S ARMY/RBG FAM was born in Tuskegee, Alabama. He continues to show listeners that music can be used not only to get money, but also to mobilize and motivate the people.

Umi is a creative musician with an insightful sound that has been practicing and performing since 8 years old. He has brought forth numerous works with Prisoners of War and The People’s Army/RBG FAM (dead prez) and now on solo works.

In his respective career, he has opened for and shared the stage with, The Roots, Dave Chappelle, Mos Def, Styles P, Method and Redman, Maceo Parker, Busta Rhymes, Young Bloods, dead prez, David Banner, and Erykah Badu just to name a few.

Umi’s work ethic has proven to be a race against time. He has written and acted in a film entitled Under The Gun which is yet to be released. He is currently living in Brooklyn, NY.