“He is dedicated to challenging us to discuss a difficult subject through the lens of his one man show. The talkback for the show provides a platform for the audience to engage deeper and offer transparent conversation in what might otherwise be subject matter too difficult to discuss. Go see the show! Invite him to your workplace or home! You want to experience Never Say Die for yourself. ”
— Tammy Belton-Davis
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Bobby Drake has spent the past 14 years as a spoken word artist (also referred to as a poet) and music producer based in the city of Milwaukee, WI. He has performed all over the United States for colleges and universities, basement parties, public forums in front of celebrities and in class rooms, teaching the fundamentals of performance. He has become known as engaging to his audiences, vulnerable with his subject matter and honest in his performances.
"Bobby Drake is an engaging 33-year-old Milwaukee poet, composer and monologist dedicated to his family, his art and the development of a successful business model for independent artists."
"...a group of six spoken word performers, along with musicians and vocalists, offered recitations on the failings of the educational system, the struggles of tattered families and the pressures of economic hardship. Along with these reflections were references to the uplifting power of art, dreams, ambition and religion."