Kids Feel the Power of Poetry in Performance

  Through slam poetry, students reach new heights in literacy and in life. BY GRACE RUBENSTEIN Kids -- 12 and 13 years old -- pour their guts...

Beauty…!!!

http://youtu.be/IXXmeGVVB_c Spoken Word Poetry by HolyBlaze titled, Beauty, at Chill and Relax (October Fever) on October 14, 2012 in Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria. Chill and Relax is...

Why I hate “Spoken Word” poetry

by Paul Vermeersch Call it whatever you want – spoken word, performance poetry, slam poetry – but you know what I’m talking about. Who hasn't experienced...

I know how Richard Branson lost his virginity.

Ssssshhhhh, I don't know how to say this, but I know how Richard Branson lost his virginity............... but I ain't telling you :). I also know spending time...

The Unwavering Courage

by  Kolade Olanrewaju Freedom  Life presents hardship and pleasure Life houses injustice and justice Life portrays cruelty and kindness But I know certain men Men who would defy all odds To...

Broda yi jor…!!!

http://youtu.be/UDiDOmD99Sg Olulu (the King not from Zulu) doing a Spoken Word Poetry piece titled, "Broda yi jor," at WORD UP Volume 3 aka Da Love...

Just breathe.

It gets tough I know and I've been there. Discouragement is becoming a norm, I understand. Some of us have been played too many times for a...

“Let’s talk about LOVE” on Feb 15, 2014 @Word Up Volume 7

i2X Media presents WORD UP Volume 7 with the theme, Let's talk about LOVE. WORD UP is the biggest Spoken Word Poetry event in Nigeria and...

The Truth about the Truth

http://youtu.be/rh8RUUKgn60 Prestige telling us the truth about the truth at War Of Words 2 (Slam Poetry Competition) War Of Words (Slam Poetry Competition) is an event...

You are invited to BE BLESSED, a quarterly Poetry and sundry Talent event in...

The fifth edition of BE BLESSED, a quarterly Poetry and sundry Talent event organized by EGC in partnership with ORDER, will hold on 25th January 2014 at...

Plumbline dazzling the audience at WORD UP Volume 6

http://youtu.be/opSwKnZES1E Plumbline dazzling the audience at WORD UP Volume 6 on November 23, 2013. Word Up Volume 6 (the biggest Spoken Word Poetry event in Nigeria)...

This new year.

  It's been a long year It's been a tough steer Some situations have not been clear Some have not been fair Knuckles for those that are my peer Hat...

When words cry….

http://youtu.be/AoK3gkhpcck Ehiz on stage at War of Words 2 (Slam Poetry Competition). He was the 2nd runner up. War Of Words (Slam Poetry Competition) is an...

Free ticket to WORD UP Volume 7 and a N2,000 recharge card up for...

What do you know about love? How much of love can you write? Would you like to win a free ticket to WORD UP Volume 7...

The art of Spoken Word Poetry (from Page to Stage) by Donna the Poet

http://youtu.be/1ZGt1jv8bZk Word Up Talk Series i.e. the Seminar on the Business of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria organised by i2X Media on 14.09.13 at Bogobiri,...