Posts in 2013
Pataphysics 'Asylum is a Crime'

Essential hip hop. Pataphysics is Pat Marks, Melbourne-based soulful guerilla hip hop artist. Musician and revolutionary poet with insightful rhymes, in both English and Sri Lankan. Latest video hits home, hard.

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Impunité! Senegal Activist Hip Hop

Essential hip hop. Senegalese activist hip hop collective Y’en A Marre (Fed Up) have united with Amnesty on the single ’100 COUPABLES : Impunité! Nous avons besoin de Justice’.

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Anthony Joseph & Mop Mop

Just found this, hot track! (thanks to Groovalizacion for the heads-up on this album tonight!) Trinidad-born, UK-based poet Anthony Joseph (featured in last December’s Caribbean-flavoured La Danza Poetica) collaborates with Andrea Benini (Italy/Berlin) and Mop Mop, funk/afro/jazz/Italo band.

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Shane Koyczan 'To This Day'

Please take some moments to watch this. This is more than spoken word ‘artistry’ – though there is such artistry in this, such command of the art of storytelling by this Canadian poet and such incredible animated emotion by many different artists. But this is more than art. This is the best example of why storytelling is one of our most necessary crafts, as well as one of our most powerful healers…

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Ivy 'Va faire ta guerre'

Va faire ta guerre (Go make your war) was written in 2011 for Amnesty International project Partners for Peace. A letter to the fat cats, to the warmongers, to “M. le Grassouillet / Le Souillé / Le Suprême de Poulet”.....

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Ponte Aérea Elétrica

“São blogueiros, escritores, cantores, dançarinos, atores / Djs, médicos, artistas plástico, palhaços, cineastas de guerrilha.Poetas / Porque a palavra não tem fronteira.”

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