Rudy Francisco

Discover a new kind of love poem


Rudy Francisco is one of the most recognizable names in spoken word poetry.  He was born, raised and still resides in San Diego, California. As an artist, Rudy Francisco is an amalgamation of social critique, introspection, honesty and humor—he uses his personal narratives to discuss the politics of race, class, gender and religion while simultaneously pinpointing and reinforcing the interconnected nature of human existence. Francisco has shared stages with prominent artists such as Gladys Knight, Jordin Sparks, Musiq Soul Child, and Jill Scott.

We’ve collected our favorite Rudy Francisco spoken word performances below.

Rudy Francisco: Honest Poem


Rudy Francisco: A Lot Like You


Rudy Francisco: Honest


Rudy Francisco: Dating


Rudy Francisco: Love Poem