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The BreakBeat Poets

spoken word • Black history & experience • hip-hop • inspiring • performance excerpts • poetic
  • Artist Talk
  • YouTube
  • Free
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In the introduction to The BreakBeat Poets, editor Kevin Coval, claims that "hip-hop is saving American poetry”. Hear and engage in a conversation about poetics, aesthetics and politics with Coval and fellow editors Quraysh Ali Lansana and Nate Marshall. The three read and talk with other BreakBeat Poets and performers about the ideas and practices of the largest global youth culture in the history of the planet rock.

  • Duration
    1 hour 2 minutes

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