In the 1980s, a young actor, comedian and beatboxer named Michael Winslow fascinated audiences around the world, showcasing his bizarre skill in the 1980s movie franchise “Police Academy.”
Winslow, who played officer Larvell Jones in all seven “Police Academy” films, was billed as “The Man with 10,000 Voices” for his ability to make realistic sounds using only his voice.
Since then, dozens have tried to mirror Winslow’s talent, but in my opinion, no one came close…until I heard a young Maui man grooving to the beat of his own voice.
On the next Home is Here
, you will meet 20-year-old Pono Akiona, and hear why he is the 2022 American Beatbox Champion and on the brink of taking the world one beat at a time.