Billy Tuggle (Karma Threesixty) is a vocalist, poet, mentor, student, husband, father, and HipHop culturalist. A member of the multimedia arts collective PolyRhythmic, Tuggle co-founded the Chicago Four Star Poetry Club with Andi Kauth, and has hosted and organized events across the city, from the In One Ear at the Heartland Café to Louder Than a Bomb. His work is widely anthologized, for example in Learn Then Burn (Write Bloody Publishing, edited by Derrick Brown and Tim Stafford), and he has recorded and released three CDs (Flawed Glory (Live Mental Graffiti), Syllabalistics 101 with DJ Risky Bizness, and Turnstyles). Tuggle's first chapbook, Conscience Under Pressure, was published by Fractal Edge Press, and he played himself in the independent film Urban Poet

Tuggle has shared music and poetry stages with Saul Williams, KRS-ONE, Brother Everett, and more, and he's represented the Chicago area at the National Poetry Slam for nearly a decade. He's a Rustbelt Regional Champion, a Chicago Grand Slam Champion, a two-time NPS semifinalist, and a Lethal Poetry/Chicago Grand Slam Champion. Not only is Tuggle a celebrated performer but he is also a regular and respected volunteer and mentor at Women of the World Poetry Slam, Louder Than a Bomb, and Brave New Voices. Tuggle has also performed, facilitated workshops, or just spoken with students at universities and colleges across the country, and many middle and high schools in Chicagoland.