spoken word

Things have been pretty tense in the United States since, as Special K puts it, “we got a president that’s loved by the Klan.” So he decided to say a spoken word poem for everyone who is coping with fear and worry in the aftermath of the devastating choice Americans made on election day last […]

TV One’s  show, “Verses and  Flow,” which is engineered by Lexus, brings poetry to life, offering viewers a rare chance to see spoken word performances…

Supremely talented actor Laz Alonso adds a new gig to his resume, as host of the fourth season of TV One’s highly successful Verses &…

Soliloquy is back with another clever spoken word piece. Listen to the audio player to hear her summertime poem on “The Russ Parr Morning Show”!…

When I heard this poem I was touched. It’s sad that parents no longer have answers to their children’s questions because life no longer makes sense. Javon Johnson performed “Cuz He’s Black” during the Semi-Finals of the National Poetry Slam for The Poetry Lounger. He took home second place.What do you think of this poem, leave comments below. Ms. […]

J.Evelyn is a Performance Poet, Educator and Spoken Word artist.  She’s amazing! I first heard this poem performed at Northern Kentucky University during our graduation and It was very moving. It really made me think about my actions and helped me to understand the saying “there’s a time and a place for everything.” Listen for yourself […]

I love poetry. I am a writer.  Jasmine Man spoke loudly about many topics, black men, bad b**ches and fighting for your rights! Check it out.   Ms. Ebony J “The Host that does The Most” Board Operator and Technical Producer Follow me on Twitter and Instagram: @MsEbonyJ and @EbonyJShow

BFR Celebration is looking for talent. Calling all comedians, rappers, singers, dancers, spoken word artist, etc. etc. Auditions will be Saturday June 8th, and 22en. From 1pm to 5pm at The Carl h. linder YMCA call 513-360-8478 for more info.

Elementz Urban Arts Youth Center Listen To Interview On The Wiz Here:elementz1 Pt.2 Listen Here:elementz2 It’s been 8 years, already, and it’s time to celebrate, as Elementz, the Urban Arts Youth Center located in Over-the-Rhine, announces its 8th anniversary celebration. th Anniversary Celebration Open House on Thursday, March 21st, 2013. This urban arts extravaganza will run […]

Did you really think that Barack was going to keep one of Chicago’s finest out of the building? Contrary to reports that conservative pressure caused the White House to revoke Common’s invitation to celebrate poetry, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. took the stage to perform at the White House’s Celebration of American Poetry. Spotted @ RapRadar […]