CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: TOP 50 CONTEMPORARY POETS WHO ROCKED NIGERIA IN YEAR 2013

Hi fellow literati, It’s time again! EGC is calling for nominations of Poets (both spoken and written) whom we feel deserves commendation in the year 2013. If...

Gunmen at WORD UP Volume 6.

  Lol, we actually meant people doing the Gunman pose at Word Up Volume 6. Enjoy.......           

A Stitch on a Little Flag

A Stitch on a Little Flag  by Frank Onuoha Weeks ago, I bought a cute little flag From a kind little lady Deep bright greens adorn its two...

KRUSEAPHIX: rapper, poet or both???

http://youtu.be/coFDg4V1qiM Obinna Onuoha otherwise known as “KRUSEAPHIX” is a Nigerian writer and lyricist who uses his art as a medium to express his faith and...

Spoken word as an art of poetry.

BY CHANTAE KNUCKLES   Spoken Word has taken the poetry  scene by storm since the 80's and 90's. You can hear the earthy, raw, erotic, exciting, and honest...

Spoken Word is Not POETRY.

Written by  William Saint George This post is rewritten from a previous one that appeared on my personal blog. There, I tackled the general issue of...
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Who is Slimzy???

http://youtu.be/0nlBIZAsMJs   My name is Uduak-obong Jackson aka Slimzy; and I am one of the 16 finalists to compete on stage at War Of Words 2 (Slam...

Poets on stage at WORD UP Volume 6

Word Up Volume 6 which held on November 23, 2013 featured some of the best Spoken Word Poets in Nigeria. The audience at the...

Beautiful people at WORD UP Volume 6.

  The 6th edition of WORD UP, Nigeria's biggest Spoken Word Poetry event, held on November 23, 2013 at TerraKulture Hall in Victoria Island, Lagos. This...

War Of Words 2 (Slam Poetry Competition) holds December 15, 2013.

  This December, 16 exciting Spoken Word Poets will go head to head in War Of Words 2 (Slam Poetry Competition).  The poets, in no...

The ENIGMATIC OLUMIDE…!!!!

  1. Please introduce yourself, and tell us when did you first realize you are a poet and what lead to the realization? ENIGMATIC OLUMIDE: My name is Olumide Bisiriyu,...

The finalists for War Of Words Season 2 are…..!!!

For this 2nd edition of War Of Words, we had a total of 22 video entries/ submission from Spoken Word Poets in different parts...

Why You Should Stay Away From Poets by Alice Keys MD

You should stay away from poets. Far away. Poetry is a contagious, untreatable virus which is transmitted through the eyes and ears, directly to...