K. Caprice Arradondo
K. Caprice Arradondo, is a poet, short story teller, lyricist and father, who was born in Edina, Minnesota in 1988. He is also a licensed tattoo artist. K. Caprice purchased his first tattoo gun in his late teens, and he has been drawing, tattooing, and writing ever since.
He was encouraged to write and rap lyrics by his aunt Tina Arradondo, and his aspiration to create short stories and to pen poetry were inspired by his life experiences. While growing up K. Caprice loved to draw countless images, creating works of art.
In high school he immersed himself into drawing, writing poetry, and short stories. His love for sketching became effortless, an essential part of his daily routine. He also wrote and recorded lyrics in the studio, and showcased his poetry on stage at the Capri Theater in north Minneapolis, alongside his cousin Chance Arradondo. In 2009, K. Caprice co-authored, Writer’s Block: Poetry and Food for Thought, with his aunt Carlotta Arradondo and his cousin Chance Arradondo.
In Writer’s Block: Poetry and Food for Thought, he covers a variety of topics ranging from the hardships of losing his father at a very young age, to the struggles of being a young black man in America, and the importance of never giving up.
He is currently open for business at BTTB Tattoo Studio (since 2018) in south Minneapolis, and working on his solo writing project.