the break/s: a mixtape for stage performance work by Marc Bamuthi Joseph presented by the Kennedy Center reviewed by Debbie Minter Jackson Performer and personal narrative poet Marc Bamuthi Joseph is getting well earned, rave reviews for his latest expression, the break/s which infuses hip hop culture into his personal stories of identity, filled with […]
The Word Begins: Day 3 at HHTF By: Porscha “Lyrik” Coleman “Tonight we take back the word” exclaimed Sekou (tha misfit) and Steve Connell at the beginning of The Word Begins the 90 minute sold out extravaganza featured in the DC Hip Hop Theater Festival and performed at the Studio Theatre stage 4.
By Porscha “Lyrik” Coleman On the fourth floor of the Studio Theatre on Wednesday night three performers took the stage to create an ode to the five elements of hip hop (emceeing, beatboxing, breaking, graffiti, and b-boying). The crowd was standing room only as all the seats in the theatre quickly filled and the audience […]
Report from Opening Night: Brave New Voices College Tour and DC Youth Poetry Slam By: Porscha “Lyrik” Coleman The 2008 DC Hip Hop Theatre Festival kicked off with a bang last night, as the Brave New Voices College Tour took the stage at The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage.