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I AM NOT WHAT YOU SAY I AM: Bizuum Yadok

Spoken Word Artist: Andrew Patience (AP) Producer: Oluwadrumma Location: Jos, Nigeria, Year of Publication: 2016 No of Tracks: 14 Duration: 55 minutes. Reviewer: Bizuum Yadok(Jos, Nigeria)

It was Chinweizu and co. who said that “spoken word is heard and seen and felt; it is experienced as the narrator becomes a character with varying degrees of animation, body movement, facial expression, tone of voice and rhythm of speech, the narrator presents the character and his plight” in their famous

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I AM SPOKEN WORD ALBUM REVIEW: Charles Bassey

Speech is an expression of mental acuity, used as a tool to build communal understanding; and so is poetry in many ways. While the former may be commonplace the vehicle of poetry as a thought-process elevates speech to an almost-divine status. This is the gift and uniqueness of spoken word as a genre of literary expression and it is this unique gift that has emerged from the temperate ambience of Jos city through the recently launched spoken word album of Andrew Patience (AP) entitled I AM. The album I AM, is an experimental

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I AM SPOKEN WORD ALBUM REVIEW: Jennifer Dafwat

If you have a Christian upbringing like me, you are likely to complete the phrase "I am" with '...that I am'. So when I saw "I am" as the album title my first response was with curiosity; 'I am what? I am who? What about I am?' and more I thought! These were some of the answers I gathered as I listened to the album:

I am the daughter of a strong woman who sacrificed much for me to be a symbol that defies societal norms and ideals; becoming the voice of reason. I am the guardian and custodian of

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