FELA’S FELLA by Benny Finisher (Spoken Word Poetry)

https://youtu.be/v3K2D-63pTI Fela's Fella is a poetic tribute to the king of afro beat; Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. It introduces the legend to the novice and celebrates him...

MUFFLED CRIES

She was a baker and philanthropist: she went to the market She did not stop at the abattoir neither did she stop at the grocery...

PYPM Presents: BLACKOUT – “Dystopia”

https://youtu.be/09sAYfD_aZ8 PYPM Presents: BLACKOUT - "Dystopia" "Dystopia" a poem from the PYPM showcase "BLACKOUT" Performed by: Jamal Parker, Soledad Alfaro-Allah, Lee Mokobe, & Otter Jung-Allen. BLACKOUT - A...

What Nigerians Want by Graciano and LyricPoet

https://youtu.be/o9DoBapS14k What Nigerians Want by Graciano and LyricPoet A satirically critical poem by award winning Spoken Word poet, Graciano and singer Veekthur LyricPoet, highlighting woes of...

Midé – Good Feelings [Spoken Word]

https://youtu.be/rcYqvTjxBx0 Midé - Good Feelings Spoken Word piece 'Good Feelings' performed at Costa, Westfield Stratford

Everyone by Atilola (Spoken Word Poetry)

http://youtu.be/5zhlkztoNVo   Word Up Volume 6 (the biggest Spoken Word Poetry event in Nigeria) held on November 23, 2013 and was centered around the United Nation's...

PYPM PRESENTS: BLACKOUT 2017 – I TOO

https://youtu.be/kbsOiJ4m4Oo PYPM PRESENTS: BLACKOUT 2017 - I TOO PYPM BLACKOUT 2017 Showcase: "I TOO" - Performed by Shirmina Smith, and Kadidja Cisse. Media: Corey McDonough, David Pratt...

NIGERIA, ARISE: CHANGE HAS BEGUN! – by Lady InspiroLogos

https://youtu.be/Asj5jrGdLl0 In spoken word and song, prize-winning poet, voice-artist and author Lady InspiroLogos delivers her take on Nigeria's need for a positive change. For more info...

I AM A NIGERIAN (Poem by Nkiru Asika)

https://youtu.be/6aYvRuQpYok I AM A NIGERIAN (Poem by Nkiru Asika) Poem by Nkiru Asika and performed at the "Nigeria My Heritage Summit" by popular Hollywood actor Hakeem...

The City That Never Sleeps – Midé [Spoken Word]

https://youtu.be/EZ86bQ3ePMQ The City That Never Sleeps - Midé A poem about Nigeria performed at Art in The Garden, hosted by One Theatre Company, UK.

Are You Ready to Feature? 10 Tips for a Professional Spoken Word Performance.

  Written by Ami Mattison     Think you’ve got the chops to bring it and deliver a feature performance at a spoken word event? Well, before you pitch yourself to...

Figures of Speech – Oxymoron: Definition and examples

Whoever finds English an exciting language to learn, will be familiar with the word 'Oxymoron'. Oxymoron is a figure of speech in which two...

Identity by Joshua Abah (Spoken Word Poetry)

https://youtu.be/OBkqJw8zr_I Student Performs Powerful Poem About Identity Joshua Abah, a student of TFA alum Clint Smith (D.C. '11), performs his poem entitled Uncle Sam at the...

What is spoken word poetry?

  Spoken word poetry is poetry that is written on a page but performed for an audience. Because it is performed, this poetry tends to...