Bonafide Rojas is a poet, musician, teacher, the author of "Pelo Bueno: A Day in the Life of a Nuyorican Poet" (Dark Souls Press, 2004), The 2002 SLAM THIS! Champion and member of the 2002 NYC/Union Square Slam team and 2003 Wicker Park/Chicago Slam Team, Rojas wants to be more Dada, wants to be more Surreal, wants to be more Nuyorican.
He has worked with Teachers and Writers (NY), ASPIRA of NY (NY), ENLACE (NY), Muevete! (NY), Youth Speaks (CA), The Guild Complex (IL), Young Chicago Authors (IL), and the Louder Arts Collective (NY) and believes in using poetry as a means to uplift, educate and entertain people.
His work can be found in Bum Rush the Page: a Def Poetry Jam (Three Rivers Press, 2002), RoleCall: "A Generational Anthology of Social and Political Black Literature and Art" (Third World Press, 2002), The "Centro Journal" (Hunter College, 2001, Blu Magazine Puerto Rico Issue, Roots and Culture, The Calabash Journaland can be heard on the live spoken word CDís Nuyorican Dreams, Yemaya y Ochun, The Freedom Song and New Skool Poetics.