Alternate Title School-Time Performance: Poetry 2012: Expression in the Right Direction
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description BAM welcomes some of the best poets, beatboxers, and hip-hop artists in the industry. Poetry 2012: Grand Slam! showcases the world of spoken word in a dynamic cross-generational, multicultural, and interdisciplinary program. Hosted by two of hip-hop's best-known artists-international emcee Baba Israel, who has been featured on MTV, BET, and VH1, and DJ Reborn, who has spun live for artists such as The Roots, Common, India Arie, Will Power, and John Legend-the show's theme is Grand Slam!
Directed by Monica Williams. Featuring: Baba Israel, DJ Reborn, jessica Care moore, The Strivers Row (Miles Hodges, Jasmine Mans, and Joshua Bennett), "Mighty" Mike McGee, Jamaal St. John
Ishmael "Ish" Islam,NeNe Ali. Additional performances by: Mahogany L. Browne, Mo Beasley, Samara Gaev, Jennifer Armas, Jive Poetic, Yako 440, Rockafella, Kwikstep.
Includes a pre-show preparation workshop, a teacher study guide, and a post-performance discussion.