PLU Poetry Week: John Overlie '08

John Overlie '08

Internationally known by his stage name, Grynch, John Overlie ’08 is one of the Pacific Northwest’s most accomplished hip-hop artists. The Pacific Lutheran University history major has toured and collaborated with a number of independent and mainstream hip-hop heavyweights, including Warren G, Brother Ali, Macklemore and Atmosphere. He has released five studio albums, performed throughout the United States and Europe, and been featured in the pages of Billboard Magazine.

PLU Poetry Week (April 25-30) features original poems written and recited by PLU faculty, students and alumni.