Poetry

  • KRS-ONE & Saul Wil­li­ams Co… Janu­ary 17, 2015 saul2 Lyr­ics Ocean With­in by KRS-One and Saul Wil­li­ams Word.. Son­ja.. you know you saw her in the movie And my man Saul, he’s like THIS! There is no ocean … Read more
  • Intro­du­cing Young Poet: Ankita… Janu­ary 12, 2015 ankita ankitaAnkita is a Lon­don based poet (BAR poet) who has recently begun per­form­ing. Check out her stuff, and remem­ber her name!   Splin­ters Home is where … Read more
  • THE LAST POETS — E PLURIBUS UN… Janu­ary 7, 2015 E Pluribus Unum (By Dan Tague) E PLURIBUS UNUM — The Last Poets Selfish desires are burn­ing like fires among those who hoard the gold As the con­tin­ue to keep the people asleep and the … Read more
  • Must Watch: The Leg­acy of Malc… Janu­ary 5, 2015 ibrahim sincere i am hip hop magazine  The Leg­acy of Mal­colm X presen­ted last Feb­ru­ary was in com­mem­or­a­tion of and in line with the mar­tyr­dom anniversary of Mal­colm X, and … Read more
  • ‘Truth is on the side of the o… Janu­ary 4, 2015 tPoetry By  Mark Thompson He Saw a Hooded Fig­ureSo the trees are no longer dec­or­ated with strange south­ern fruits­But Trayvon Mar­tin still gets … Read more
  • Poetry: ‘The Oth­er 9/11’ by Is… Decem­ber 31, 2014 ISHMAELThe Oth­er 9⁄11 On this day we are told to always remem­ber those Who lost their life on the red, white, and blue Soil. Yet, hid­den … Read more
  • I Shall Nev­er Turn Back Decem­ber 28, 2014 woman Collage i am hip hop magazineI’m the woman who has awakened I’ve ris­en and become a tem­pest through the ashes of my burnt chil­dren. I’ve ris­en from the rivu­lets of my … Read more
  • Mod­ern Life, His­tor­ic Issues b… Decem­ber 16, 2014 ranako i am hip hop magazineMod­ern Life, His­tor­ic Issues Frus­tra­tion is the man­tra of the nation, Sub­jug­a­tion the tale through the ages. Veiled behind the lies of politi­cians But so obvi­ously boas­ted … Read more
  • Remem­ber­ing Amiri Baraka Throu… Decem­ber 15, 2014 amiri2Ka’Ba “A closed win­dow looks down on a dirty court­yard, and Black people call across or scream across or walk across defy­ing phys­ics in the stream of … Read more
  • Poetry and Afrik­an Sur­real­ism.… Decem­ber 12, 2014 anthony anaxagorou Q. Your poetry cov­ers a vari­ety of top­ics from polit­ics, social and his­tory. Why do you think it is import­ant to speak … Read more