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Sonja Sohn

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Birth Name: Sonja Sohn

Born and raised in New York to an African-American father and a Korean-American mother, Sohn was raised from birth with a unique appreciation of diversity and culture. Sohn's earliest artistic expressions took the form of spoken word, particularly poetry. In addition to performing her works at Central Park's famed Public Theatre in New York, Sohn also performed at the Nuyorican Poets Café in the early nineties, as well as at Woodstock in 1994. A gifted and powerful lyricist, Sohn helped pioneer "slam poetry," a post-modern form of performance poetry that gained enormous popularity in the hip-hop era.Appropriately enough, Sohn's first major acting role was in "Slam" (1999), a low budget inde...

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