The Word Rise Of The Slam Poets


August 18, 2017 (Poetry In The Streets: Omar Musa)

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Omar Musa grew up idolising the words of Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. Now, he performs bold spoken word in their footsteps.

August 11, 2017 (Living Language: Hugo Farrant)

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English-born poet Hugo travels across his adopted nation, attempting to reconcile his ancestors' role in its colonial past.

August 4, 2017 (Child Soldier To Warrior Poet: Abe Nouk)

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Having taught himself English by listening to hip hop lyrics, Sudanese refugee Abe now uses spoken word to inspire others.

July 28, 2017 (Words Shape Worlds: Luka Lesson)

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Greek-Australian poet Luka Lesson describes how his love for hip hop enabled him to connect with poetry and the spoken word.