Marcus Blake is a Jamaican-born, Miami-based multimedia artist whose work includes poetry, street art, fashion, performance, event coordinating and visual art. His poetry focuses on highlighting social injustices, personal experiences and the common struggle of everyday life. His street artwork reflects bright and vivid geometric shapes and colors, inspired by the tropical landscape of Miami. It can be seen all throughout the streets of Miami and has been translated onto into a t-shirt line called mdotclothing. His other art works consist of intricate collages and acrylic on canvas. Marcus is also the coordinator and host of an open-mic night called The Imperial, where he performs every Tuesday night with a live house band.