Brandon Leake Performs Heart-Wrenching Spoken Word to His Mother - America's Got Talent 2020

2020 1 سپتامبر
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Brandon Leake from Stockton, California, will leave you emotional with his poetry about social justice.
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Brandon Leake Performs Heart-Wrenching Spoken Word to His Mother - America's Got Talent 2020
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  • I- wow- like- my white grandma had to warn her black kids too- like- even as adults she still has to- and she warns me sometimes too- so most of this hit near HELLA home...

    [Happiness Retracted][Happiness Retracted]پیش 2 روز
  • you don't deserve any more than that you sent a singer home home do the damblaua I'll tell you no that's how it is done Topshop you have to learn to tell the truth and only the truth so you have to understand this for us for the whole planet she is the best singer at the moment that you sent home is something else on the whole planet remained famous more than that so none So no one is a singer who is on the jury I say everyone to look for a job and leave there more than that to say in public What he did and what he will do so much I will criticize everywhere anyway

    Orce TataOrce Tataپیش 8 روز
  • bla bla bla

    Синяя БородаСиняя Бородаپیش 9 روز
  • The way this brotha tied in the beginning with the end, and wrapped each phrase around an emotion that pulled at my heartstrings, makes his name one to remember. I guess what I love the most about him is that he was unafraid to attempt to create a new lane on this show, or create a new spotlight to be used on that national stage. What I love the least is nothing. This brotha is seasoned and worthy of applause.

  • Real talent ..enjoying frm Kenya

    Becky Zawadi MigiroBecky Zawadi Migiroپیش 12 روز
  • Awesome young man, your words are so raw and real. God bless you. My daughter's nick name is pookie too❤❤

    happiness nyendwahappiness nyendwaپیش 13 روز
  • j All together united, parents and children, including grandparents, let us turn to the Eternal Father !!! * Therapeutic indications * * Dear brothers, instead of useless thoughts including other worthless projects, we optimize everything and therefore I take this opportunity to offer you a mutual and collective collaboration carried out through prayer. Let me explain immediately: together with some of you, I formed a prayer group that I baptized "Trinity Network", which consists of a communion of universal brotherhood based on the love of God the Father. Every evening after dinner or in any case before to go to sleep, we each carry out the prayers from our own home together with the other participants, scattered in different places of the world. The prayer takes place by kneeling and with hands joined, beginning with a moderate voice with the Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory to the Father; (Important ... let us not separate our hands, since the Eternal communicates with the soul and we lose contact). As we begin to pray, we may be disturbed by external forces, such as thoughts, useless things, digressions and more. Through several repetitions of the prayers, the whole moves away, since even if we wanted to think something, it will be impossible to do so. Later we will begin with a greeting addressed to God and with the phrase "Hello Eternal Father."; below, there is an account of the problems or problems that worry us, with a request for help from the Eternal. Our prayer group draws from the church the three main prayers, Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory to the Father; (the easiest and most known to people) and empowers them with a familiar conversation with God, in which you can talk about everything with the Almighty, ranging from everyday trivialities to serious problems, in a word a real dialogue at 360 degrees . It is necessary between one anecdote and another and at the end of the conversation, to repeat once our Father, Hail Mary, Glory to the Father. For this reason, by praying together, the presence of God is simultaneous in all hearts and this facilitates His intervention. Having felt the benefit, it was decided to repeat the prayer in the morning and / or afternoon. Obviously, if the commitments of everyday life do not allow you to pray in the morning or in the afternoon, do not worry: you can move it to another time of the day, the Eternal understands and knows why you do it. However, it is essential that the evening prayer be made without delay. I guarantee you the absolute benefit of the teaching used up to now and I assure you that dialogue with the Supreme frees the soul from impurities and brings peace and well-being. I enclose my most sincere greetings, in my name and in the name of the other brothers of the prayer group, hoping to be more and more numerous. A hug Marcantonio Nunnari! I received this prayer teaching in a social network from an Islamic girl, who advised me to read it carefully, not to delete it, to offer it to family and give it to friends, because it will be appreciated better than any good food, as it is useful for improve the soul! he sent him to make God known I enclose your prayers! The sign of the cross, in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be your name, Come your kingdom, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread, forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. Help us not to fall into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen Ave or Maria full of grace, the Lord is with you. You are blessed among women and the blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of Jesus, pray for us sinners, now and in the hour of our death. Amen Glory to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, now and forever and ever. Amen

  • I couldn’t watch without tearing Unfortunately that’s our reality I pray he wins!!!!!

    Queen XQueen Xپیش 24 روز
  • I like Pookie you go baby. Cuz yes, every mother have the very feeling you talkin about Darling especially in this skin. I am an artist and I admire your everything. Stay with it stay up. And be pookie. And watch your back. I'm from Stockton.

    Dottie KnightDottie Knightپیش ماه
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    adam dellrieadam dellrieپیش ماه
  • I am brought to tears every time I see Brandon preform. This left me sobbing uncontrollably for what felt like years. Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, and any other person who experienced this mess that should have stayed in the past, *we are here for you.*

    Soo JiSoo Jiپیش ماه
  • this sounds like a doing over heard. if anyone knows it reply please

    Payton CoffeyPayton Coffeyپیش ماه
  • This guy is GREAT!

    Kristine MangubatKristine Mangubatپیش ماه

    Joe CooperJoe Cooperپیش ماه
  • If this performance was on british tv then ofcom would get like 20 billion complaints from the stupid racists who can’t handle the BLM movement. This performance is incredible and so in the moment, he was a deserving winner, you never think a poet can connect with the audience enough to win a talent show but he did expertly, his delivery was amazing

    MattTGamingHDMattTGamingHDپیش ماه
  • When I started poetry, My mama said Yeah son You really can write And I did write When I started poetry My momma said You can write but you can't perform Then I thought Just how? How can I have half my super powers She thought My voice was bad and I was trying to hard When I started spoken poetry My mother eventually agreed That there was something I was indeed upto She didn't my freestyles as noises no more Just something green her son was onto When I started poetry I wrote about my mom I wrote about her loving me so much I wrote about the times I also most quit living and she became prayer warrior for me When I write It's not coz we don't have struggles with my mom But her little confidence in me Made me fly... Evangelical Poet

    Evangelical PoetEvangelical Poetپیش ماه
  • This man is better than my whole life combined

    Mha ._. ᴇᴅxᴛsMha ._. ᴇᴅxᴛsپیش ماه
  • dudeee- my nickname is Pookie

    Aleah SAleah Sپیش ماه
  • This would be J Cole if he wasn't a rapper 💯

    Prodigy slimProdigy slimپیش ماه
  • You suck

    Steve MillerSteve Millerپیش ماه
    • Steve Miller, no u

      Ohana GamerOhana Gamerپیش ماه
  • This video deserves billions of views!!! 😭🖤🖤🖤🖤🙏 #BlackLivesMatter ✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

    Myles WhiteMyles Whiteپیش ماه
  • The next black phanter

    Bapak ArmelBapak Armelپیش ماه
  • Nice performance Brandon Leake

  • utter nonsense

    walentazwalentazپیش 2 ماه
  • This guy is awesome

    Makayla SavageMakayla Savageپیش 2 ماه
  • This is the dumbest garbage. It's sad thar America's got Talent has now gone called woke too. All these major organizations for example: AGT, NFL, MLB, NBA, NASCAR, THE OSCARS, THE EMMY'S, and many more that have gone woke with sjw's and and pushing political narratives when we the fans of all these major organizations watch them for our enjoyment and is our time to relax from all the different stresses we have in our lives. All the sports and hollywood celebrities are so woke but, all (every single one i mentioned and more) these organizations tv ratings are down and there losing billions and millions of dollars and that's on top of the millions there already losing from having empty stadiums due to covid-19 safety regulations. Instead of all you organizations going woke, maybe it's time to actually wake up and do right by their fans who pay their hard earned money to support them

    Into The darkInto The darkپیش 2 ماه
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    Emma princessEmma princessپیش 2 ماه
  • Danielia win👍👍👍

    Emma princessEmma princessپیش 2 ماه
  • That “3/5ths of a person” line which refers to the 3/5ths compromise was heat sheeesh!!!

    Anthony CabralesAnthony Cabralesپیش 2 ماه
  • The part the really got me was the part when he said don't get caught in the wrong place, at the wrong time and with the wrong coloured skin. God Bless this man for speaking the truth that we ALL needed to hear!

    Alex ChaseAlex Chaseپیش 2 ماه
  • I play and replay these poems. Brandon puts his whole self in the presentations and they move me to tears each time. He has a beautiful God given talent.

    Beverly UpdegraffBeverly Updegraffپیش 2 ماه
  • I cried

    Helga GeminHelga Geminپیش 2 ماه
  • Oh woe is US, no one cares, the vote was rigged, this is supposedly to be entertaining, not a platform for bible toters to preach to the world, he'll never fill an auditorium, Piff draws more that this silliness. No PLace for Libby and your pals to sell their hatred and fear, the poem (get real) was an essay for a 9th grader, boring and stupid, I guess weak people think it's art. LOL

    Mark WeiserMark Weiserپیش 2 ماه
  • He is awesome. Poetry is the most powerful art if it's performed like this.

    Hilola RaHilola Raپیش 2 ماه
  • He did great he is funny talk about his mom black life mater.

    Ebony GravesEbony Gravesپیش 2 ماه
  • How have millions of people not seen this yet?!?

    Danielle MogyorosDanielle Mogyorosپیش 2 ماه
  • Wow.. brilliant..o hope he wins cos he is unique..all the acts are amazing but I think singers have been winning most of the seasons and it's becoming boring..we need unique and brilliant acts like these to bring something different and diverse

    Winifred OkonkwoWinifred Okonkwoپیش 2 ماه
  • He should write an album with Kanye West or a play with Lin-Manuel Miranda.

    Xe MXe Mپیش 2 ماه
  • Our winner

    Calvin OrrCalvin Orrپیش 2 ماه
  • This is so dumb... Just a guy talking. He's rehearsed this little speach a hundred times... It's not art, it's not talent, it's not.... very good. I can do this, you can do this... So many Really talented acts got screwed it's ridiculous. I have a sob story, do you want to hear it? Well, unlike this guy, I don't feel like burdening you with it. But this is not an act, go to Vegas perform your 'Act' and in 2 months no one will be in the audience...lmao...

    Dave TVDave TVپیش 2 ماه
  • Cuts right down to the bone

    PooltasticPooltasticپیش 2 ماه
  • I just wish he didn't mention Floyd or Blake. The only thing he shares in common with them is skin colour.

    Kelley SpartiatisKelley Spartiatisپیش 2 ماه
  • Always loves spoken word... Cool to see it out of a small coffee club or bar! Congrates for him .. Well done

    Wen SchadeWen Schadeپیش 2 ماه
  • YAY! Aside from Ahmaud, let’s further celebrate a bunch of criminals and portray them as victims!!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 No doubt, dude is talented. Insight is way off though.

    Michael AkersMichael Akersپیش 2 ماه
  • Who’s hear after he won?

    The Amazing Domino TopplerThe Amazing Domino Topplerپیش 2 ماه
  • meh

    Jennifer AJennifer Aپیش 2 ماه
  • This act champions the myth that blacks are being hunted: they’re not. Every publicized black that has been killed has had a horrible criminal past, and not a minor one. This is ridiculous

    AbleAndersonAbleAndersonپیش 2 ماه
  • This was so powerful, the spoken truth, words all need to hear and hear out loud!

    Esmeralda DimasEsmeralda Dimasپیش 2 ماه
  • This is such garbage

    Daniel CooperDaniel Cooperپیش 2 ماه
  • Sucks

    david lanceydavid lanceyپیش 2 ماه
  • Kinda pointless, but 12- Darci (L)ynne 13- Shin (L)im 14- Kodi (L)ee 15- Brandon (L)eake Ever since 12, all winnere have hade L last names.

    Honeycoupe EntertainmentHoneycoupe Entertainmentپیش 2 ماه
    • Technically, this is not true with Darci Lynne, since her last name is Farmer.

      Loyalty Of The MoonLoyalty Of The Moonپیش 2 ماه
    • Omg!!!!! I never even noticed that 😂😨

      Chloe's ChannelChloe's Channelپیش 2 ماه
    • Also last names are in reverse alphabetical order

      Phantom FSPhantom FSپیش 2 ماه
    • Honeycoupe Entertainment LMAOOOOO NICE OBSERVATION 😂

      LorieAwesomeLorieAwesomeپیش 2 ماه
  • Who's here after he won?

    Honeycoupe EntertainmentHoneycoupe Entertainmentپیش 2 ماه
  • the state us filled with us. get ready here we come.

    Euphoric KitchenEuphoric Kitchenپیش 2 ماه
  • Dear Brendan, your passion and expression of a word in its rawest form has made such a profound effect on many of us. Then I think hey Brendan, has God sent you a message? " You" sharing the rawness of words coming from the heart, the mind with such intense passion. With all that is going on in the world, of mind manipulation, lies, "FEAR" of each other. The "MASK" I call it the "MUZZLE" WHY? because humans are naturally social creatures. Now, this has come to a stop....we are now, unsure of the future, because the power of words was used to mess with our heads in the worst way. The world needs you "BRENDAN"!!! No pressure❤, my HEART feels so grateful! Here" YOU ARE", Much Love to you, God Bless you Bendan 💚💙💜🙏

    Rose JacobsonRose Jacobsonپیش 2 ماه
  • He won ?? What !! Thats not a talent this is a cop out the other singers and aerialist has REAL TALENT!!! This is just USLESS CHATTER.... PLEAZZZZE RACE CARD PULLER THATS ALL

    L LeeL Leeپیش 2 ماه
  • Ridiculous. He used current events to his advantage. Not a winner!

    Eric YelvertonEric Yelvertonپیش 2 ماه
    • He’s a poet. Isn’t poetry supposed to be raw from the heart and express current issues and emotion? Poetry has been an effective art for activism and he nailed it.

      ReinaReinaپیش 2 ماه
  • To all the bigots he won deal with it numbnuts HA Ha Ha Ha Ha

    Daniel PerezDaniel Perezپیش 2 ماه
  • He cried out for justice throughout this season which may have elevated his winner profile because of the injustices he's experienced. He may have won the contest but his struggle as a young black man in the United States continues.

    JEd GriffinJEd Griffinپیش 2 ماه
  • 🤍👏🏼

    Peyman KakavandPeyman Kakavandپیش 2 ماه
  • This brought tears to my eyes. Wake up America. When you judge someone due to race or otherwise, there’s a mother’s heart breaking on the other side.

    Mary Beth SicaMary Beth Sicaپیش 2 ماه
  • At first I thought he was a comedian and then I was really confused when his act started going in a completely random direction.

    Zain ChupacabraZain Chupacabraپیش 2 ماه
  • I dont get how this is entertaining

    Everardo LopezEverardo Lopezپیش 2 ماه
    • @Reina I listened and I wanted to rip my ears out cause it was pointless talking

      Everardo LopezEverardo Lopezپیش 2 ماه
    • Jesus it’s the power of his words that captivate us and trigger our emotions. You clearly don’t have the patience to listen.

      ReinaReinaپیش 2 ماه
  • Wow

    BDMBPMBDMBPMپیش 2 ماه
  • I guess "lee" is the good luck name for agt lol

    DefyYourLogicDefyYourLogicپیش 2 ماه
  • CONGRATULATIONS ON WINNING Brandon!!! You getting the most votes by U.S. Americans gives me hope. ❤ Rawness and Truth speak to the soul. You just paved a way for spoken word, mister. 😊 May there be poets arising... angst uncovering and feelings freed, from untapped voices. The future is promising. ❤🙏✊

    So NiSo Niپیش 2 ماه
  • This moved me so much, congrats on winning Brandon. Words are such a powerful tool.

    nhayles23nhayles23پیش 2 ماه
  • representing 209

    Emily WEmily Wپیش 2 ماه
  • From the moment i saw this performance I had a feeling. This guy is going to win the whole. Damn. Thing.

    Nicholas CapobiancoNicholas Capobiancoپیش 2 ماه
  • The winner...!

    fingerpickersmith1fingerpickersmith1پیش 2 ماه
  • Could not have chosen a better winner! So so amazing!

    Roya HakamiRoya Hakamiپیش 2 ماه
  • Yessss HE WON!

    Angela McKoyAngela McKoyپیش 2 ماه
  • i’m so happy he won!! he definitely deserved it!

    Emma HoffmanEmma Hoffmanپیش 2 ماه
  • Congrats Brandon!!!

    IsabelleIsabelleپیش 2 ماه
  • ❤️

    Dashnj A.Dashnj A.پیش 2 ماه
  • I hope he winner

    Richard LoweryRichard Loweryپیش 2 ماه
  • Interesting comments

    Larry MazzucaLarry Mazzucaپیش 2 ماه
  • He is AMAZING!

    Ari SanchezAri Sanchezپیش 2 ماه
  • WOW. THE NEXT AGT WINNER AFTER SEPT 22nd performance. WOW!! to get on National TV, and bring GOD ONTO THE MAINSTAGE!!!! Thank you

    matthew van riesenmatthew van riesenپیش 2 ماه
    • I voted for him to win btw.

      Dustin SterlingDustin Sterlingپیش 26 روز
  • I personally think Brandon is going to be the winner. I mean, there has *never* been an act like him. No one has *ever* done spoken word poetry as original, and powerful, and emotional, and heart-wrenching on this show like him.

    Martin KrepsMartin Krepsپیش 2 ماه
    • @So Ni race card won..... MIKE DROP

      L LeeL Leeپیش 2 ماه
    • Nice call! I'm as happy as you are that he won.

      Beaver 97266Beaver 97266پیش 2 ماه
    • Ding Ding Ding Ding Ding!!! 👏 You called it!!! That his words reached into so many hearts, and he won, gives me hope for this nation. ❤

      So NiSo Niپیش 2 ماه
    • @Hannah Jones Yes I did! I am very happy for Brandon.

      Martin KrepsMartin Krepsپیش 2 ماه
    • You called it

      Hannah JonesHannah Jonesپیش 2 ماه
  • Brandon, you won.

    ManditeManditeپیش 2 ماه
  • I've never been a fan of poetry... But this moved me🤗

    GiannaGiannaپیش 2 ماه
    • Nice!

      The truth hurts Talent Show Fan club & JudgesThe truth hurts Talent Show Fan club & Judgesپیش 2 ماه
  • So hard to listen to. I had to force myself to hear it all.

    Patricia JeffriesPatricia Jeffriesپیش 2 ماه
  • This man needs to win. He has to win. I'm not much of a poet but this guy gave me a lump in my throat

    lil' memelil' memeپیش 2 ماه
    • Lucky you.

      Zain ChupacabraZain Chupacabraپیش 2 ماه
  • I’m not crying you are!!😣

    shelby shinesshelby shinesپیش 2 ماه
  • As the tears flow as I think of what someone has to go through because the color of there skin. I hear you young man and I'll fight till I die to make sure the I never let any racism slip while I'm around.

    OG BeanOG Beanپیش 2 ماه
  • What a powerful truth about the time we’re living in. As a parent of black boys it’s very scary. My hope is that as time goes things will get better for all of us and we only judge not by the color of our skin but the content of our mind. Brandon thank you for speaking with honesty. Please keep up the good work. Hope you will win this. Good luck.

    Abebe WoldeAbebe Woldeپیش 2 ماه
  • I hope he wins

    DianaDianaپیش 2 ماه
  • There is something raw and beautiful about this man's words

    Corey ForbisCorey Forbisپیش 2 ماه
  • If he doesn't win I'm gonna be upset I write poetry so seeing this & the passion he has behind his words In hits somewhere in your heart You may never experience what he has however, the way he says things makes you feel the way he does It's amazing what words written down/typed out can do paired with a powerful voice I hope he wins!

    Oboro ShirakumoOboro Shirakumoپیش 2 ماه
    • @Oboro Shirakumo Me toooo 💞💞

      FlurrystormFlurrystormپیش ماه
    • @Flurrystorm I was so happy he won. I would pay a lot to see him preform ngl

      Oboro ShirakumoOboro Shirakumoپیش ماه
    • @Oboro Shirakumo Congrats!!!!!

      FlurrystormFlurrystormپیش ماه
    • @Big Boy shhhhhhhh don't hit me with logic Let me be in my feels

      Oboro ShirakumoOboro Shirakumoپیش 2 ماه
    • How is this a Vegas act though

      Big BoyBig Boyپیش 2 ماه
  • He’s so talented!!!! He makes me cry

    Abeer MahadiAbeer Mahadiپیش 2 ماه
  • The Champ

    Rayson VRayson Vپیش 2 ماه
  • What a stupid act.

    Michael ConroyMichael Conroyپیش 2 ماه
  • Seriously one of the worst acts I’ve ever seen make it this far. If it wasn’t for the blm nonsense this guy is just another starving “artist”.

    ProvuzeProvuzeپیش 2 ماه
  • I’ve watched AGT only twice before. I’m setting DVR so I can vote for this guy. Wow

    taterpottertaterpotterپیش 2 ماه
    • It worked!!! 👏❤😊

      So NiSo Niپیش 2 ماه
  • I Love this man! Thank you "pooky" for making us FEEL.❤❤❤

    Takwita OneTakwita Oneپیش 2 ماه
  • I cried when I saw this on TV. This is beautiful

    AngelicCinnamonBunAngelicCinnamonBunپیش 2 ماه
  • My mind is blown. I love him!! ❤️❤️❤️👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

    Megan EngdahlMegan Engdahlپیش 2 ماه
  • He NEEDS to win!!!!!

    ELisa & GabrielELisa & Gabrielپیش 2 ماه
    • You got your wish.

      Zain ChupacabraZain Chupacabraپیش 2 ماه
  • you say lauren daigle

    Camona BradleyCamona Bradleyپیش 2 ماه
  • Are you fricken kidding! You honored George Floyd? If you were from Minnesota you'd you he was high on multiple different drugs when he died. He was never a saint! He threatened the life of a pregnant woman and her baby! I hope you lose! I like you until that moment!

    Joni MenkJoni Menkپیش 2 ماه