Browsing category: SPOKEN WORD

JOS Poetry Slam:

Jos poetryslam is a bimonthly slam competition held in Jos Plateau state. It is a not for profit initiative and all funds generated are used to support other creative projects and initiatives within the state. Our vision is to create a sustainable platform for poetic expression, talent development and marketing of poets. Our mission is to use all tools available at our disposal (e.g social media) and partnerships with other organizations to propel social change through poetry. The first slam competition is slated for Date:

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Dark Memories: Celina Kile

“Dark Memories” is a spoken word piece by Nigerian Poet Celina Kile, it centers on the issue of Rape and societal stigmatization towards rape victims, however, it tries to help the victim break free from every limitation to become whatever she aspires to be confidently.

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The Guardian gods: Poetic Oracle

[easy_media_download url="http://www.coalng.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/africa-of-ma-father-render-1.mp3" color="black"] History matters! With special regards to African history, It matters more who does the telling. Guardian gods by Poetic Oracle seeks not just to celebrate an epic civilisation lost to centuries of lies, but to reveal the falsehood that people, black people especially, becomes when out of misery, forced oppression and superhuman fear accept the lie that they are lesser and are capable only of less and

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WOMAN IN ME – AP

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Without Words: AP

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Tomorrow Never Came: AP

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Body of Love: Slimo

Slimo is a Spoken word artiste and a dub poet from Ghana/Africa. He runs commentary on every issue life presents.

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