Tagged with spoken word

Honoring the Last Poets At the Schomburg

Saturday, June 14, 2008 Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 8 p.m. “Before RAP knew its name, there was a group of ambitious young men who reflected the harsh spirit of their times and whose work remains prophetic and inspirational today. Born in Harlem on May 19, 1968 , The Last Poets spoke out … Continue reading

Uptown Artist Spotlight: The Paradigm Shifter

By: Tiffany Y’vonne The “N” in his name doesn’t stand for newbie or newcomer. When it comes to long-time Harlem resident and distinguished performer Ngoma, his name is certainly no misnomer. In the African culture Ngoma has several meanings: a drum song, a healing, or a dance experience that transcends national and social boundaries. Ngoma … Continue reading