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Amisho "Sho" Baraka is a self-described polymath.

ˈpälēˌmaTH (a person of wide-ranging knowledge or learning: 

Sho Baraka has spent the last 17 years traveling the world as a recording artist, consultant, speaker and writer. Sho has four solo albums, three feature film appearances and one book, He Saw That It Was Good. 


Whether he is operating as a Creative Implementer (One who does things...but does them, creatively)  or as a solutionary (this word is made up), Sho is wisely discerning the times while attempting to bring restoration and redemption. 


Sho is a co-founder of The And Campaign and founding member of the internationally known hip-hop consortium 116 Clique and record label, Reach Records. Sho served as a visiting professor at Wake Forest University & Warner Pacific University. Sho is currently working with MyBLVD to build a community called "Good Culture". A space that will galvanize cultivators around story, art & ideas. 


Sho lives in Atlanta, GA with Patreece, his wife of 21 years, and their three children, Zoë, Zaccai and Zimri. Sho & Patreece have two boys on the autism spectrum and find themselves as ambassadors and advocates in the Autism community.

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  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube

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