AM Biography

Kina – The Prophetic Poet

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Kina “Walk, Talk, Live Success — I’m better than blessed because I am blessed by the best” said, Shakina Lewis-Small. She has mastered the delivery of strong messages to young audiences, as demonstrated by 12 plus years of experience in traveling as a Speaker and Spoken Word Artist to different churches, schools, detention centers, and organizations, conferences and various youth and young adult events. For her dedicated work with children and adolescents, she has been awarded many certificates of appreciation from various groups. Kina displays a unique style of reciting her poetry and is widely known for her inspirational parables and mottos. Kina is fueled by a burning passion to teach young people how to seek their purpose in God. She often reminds her audiences “To give God your first fruits, your youth, and God don’t need your leftovers…serve God while you have a chance”. Shakina graduated with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services from the Center for Urban Theological Studies (CUTS). She also served as a Youth Leader at the Eagle’s Nest Christian Fellowship Ministry. Shakina was employed by Horizon House as an Employment Specialist/Case Manager, where she taught life skills to at risk young adults and inculcate poetry workshops on how poetry and spoken word can be used as therapeutic tool to aid individuals with mental health and disabilities.

Her single “First Love” was in rotation on Gospel Highway 11 and WDAS AM, being the first spoken word artist ever aired on a local gospel radio station. Shakina also published her first book “Scribes in Stilettos through Johnson Publications. She also was the first spoken word artist to perform on Unity Day gospel stage in 25 years. Today, Shakina is busy performing, training, coaching, promoting and raising up other artists to identify self expression through the arts. Shakina is also the Founder of K-Modulation, LLC “where words come alive” where she is one of the first who is pioneering a major platform for Spoken Word Artists and Inspirational talent in the Philadelphia area through promoting spoken word competitions and talent showcases for youth and young adults. She is currently in the process of starting her own program to give youth and young adults the opportunity to express themselves through the arts and be rewarded for it.


Shakina currently works as an independent teaching artist for the University of the Arts and Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership where she teaches poetry and spoken word within the Pennsylvania schools. God has blessed Shakina with a lovely family, her husband singer and song writer Chase Sims and their children. Shakina states, “My poetry has one purpose, to compel hearts, convince minds and touch souls for Christ.” “I minister through poetry under the Master Poet”


Shakina Lewis-Small
Kina (The Prophetic Poet)
Spoken Word Recording Artist, Author, Motivational Speaker,

Inspirational Poet, Actress, and much more 


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“Do you, but Don’t Be a Fool with It!” 
© 2012 Shakina Lewis-Small A. K. A. Kina (The Prophetic Poet)


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