She left…!!!

An angel she was, Eyes glittering like sapphire and diamonds combined, Skin radiant like butter melting in the sun, sleek like the iphone 6 plus, Beauty of 10...

Do we need a Reality TV Poetry Competition in Africa?

Do we need a Reality TV Poetry Competition in Africa? Yes, we do. Why? Simple, so that we can add value to all the key...

Dear Editor…

  Dear Editor, Poetry enriches the human soul, as it nurtures love, compassion, freedom and faith in people.I don't know much about victories, but I am...

MY  LITTLE  CARDBOARD  HOME

I never meant to call for hunger, but it calls for me, endlessly faithful and accursedly honed, it leads me, like any given day, into the soup kitchen of...

Pictures from Rhyme and Reason (Rap and Spoken Word Concert) Volume 1

It was a fun and energetic time at the Rhyme and Reason Concert, hosted by The Consortium, which took place at Landmark Events Centre,...

No more tears…!!!  

  I feel shame when I look into the mirror; I feel bitter to see what I’ve become. I can’t tell my friends or family; who would...

Dare Dan – No names

Dare Dan performing a piece titled "No Names" at Word Up Volume 8. Word Up is Nigeria's biggest Spoken Word Poetry event. It features...

Saint Rhymes – Letter to my unborn Child

  https://vimeo.com/106644283 Saint Rhymes performing “Letter to my unborn Child” at Word Up Volume 8- #WordUpVol8. Word Up is Nigeria’s foremost Spoken Word Poetry event which features some...

WORD UP Volume 9 comes up February 2015….!!!

  For more information on our activities and for Branding and Sponsorship opportunities for the year 2015. Follow us @wordup411 Email: holla@wordup411ng.com, olulu4ever@gmail.com, wordup4one1@gmail.com Telephone: Olumide aka Olulu...

Paul Word – Poetry is very important to the society

1. Tell us about yourself: Name, Age, Family and Educational Background. My name is Joshua Paul Uma, aka Paul Word. I come from a family...

Five Reasons Why We Need Poetry in Schools.

Let me start with this: We need poetry. We really do. Poetry promotes literacy, builds community, and fosters emotional resilience. It can cross boundaries...

Invest in Education? Who cares?

The truth can be hard to swallow cause the pill is bigger than that of Panadol, Yes i know like Graciano that this is not malaria but investment. So save...

The biggest Rap and Spoken Word Concert comes to Town this December 2014.

  All is set this December 2014 as The Consortium, in conjunction with Fresh Impressions, hosts Rhyme and Reason in Nigeria’s commercial capital – Lagos....