Alternate Title Word. Sound. Power. 2021
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description BAM's first live virtual show will produce an innovative hip-hop and spoken word concert featuring electrifying performances by some of the best emcees and spoken word artists in Brooklyn and beyond. Through performances from Atlanta emcee Sa-Roc, Brooklynborn Haitian vocalist and percussionist Okai, Brooklyn hip-hop artist Nejma Nefertiti, award-winning Bronx poet Peggy Robles-Alvarado, and Brooklyn-based dancer and Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellow Jade Charon, audiences will discover how the political becomes poetic, and vice versa. Word. Sound. Power is hosted by hip-hop emcee, poet, and spoken word artist Baba Israel with music by DJ Reborn. The artists will create new work and perform around the theme of rejuvenation and celebration across the African Diaspora using the transformative power of hip-hop and poetry. Word. Sound. Power's first live virtual production will be created in collaboration with innovative designers who create live performances through virtual platforms.