Tag Archives: poetry

  • Omari Hardwick to Host TV One’s ‘Verses & Flow’

    May 31, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Actor Omari Hardwick has been tapped to host the second season of TV One’s Lexus-sponsored poetry series “Verses & Flow,” which begins filming on June 11 at the Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles. [Scroll down to view a clip.] [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] This season will be comprised of eight 30-minute weekly shows, […]

  • Maya Angelou’s got Beef with Common

    Dec 19, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 5 Comments


    *Poet and motivational speaker (by default) Maya Angelou made it plain when she said she’s upset with rapper Common for his lack of tact. She told the New York Post she has beef with the guy known for his “positive” raps because of his use of the n-word. Everything bubbled up after Angelou was featured […]

  • Poet Karega Ani: Father’s Day Ain’t Nothin’ But a (Spoken) Word

    Jun 15, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Karega Ani is a Father first and a Poet second, but in recognition of Father’s Day, this nationally recognized Spoken Word Artist is combining both roles with a special Free Download offer available exclusively through Soultracks.com. “I wanted to do something special for Father’s Day to highlight the often overlooked and essential relationship between Fathers […]

  • White House Defends Common’s Invite to Poetry Event

    May 11, 11 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments


    *The White House is pushing back against Republican critics who are riled up about rapper common being invited to Michelle Obama’s poetry event. As previously reported, the first lady invited prominent writers, musicians and a rapper to perform Tuesday night to “showcase the impact of poetry on American culture,” her office said in announcing the […]

  • Sarah Palin Jumps on Anti-Common Bandwagon

    May 10, 11 by EURPublisher01 18 Comments


    *Sarah Palin on Tuesday joined a growing number of critics who are criticizing the White House’s decision to invite rapper/actor Common to a poetry event this week. Fox News’ website picked up the story first reported in The Daily Caller, which pointed out Common’s “Def Poetry” poem “Letter to the Law,” which criticizes police and […]

  • Video: God Speaks Through Spoken Word Poetry

    Apr 29, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *When a 31-year-old poet sat down to reflect about her singleness, she had no idea just how many women – and men, to be exact – she would impact. With close to 500,000 hits already on YouTube and over thousands of likes on Facebook, the word is quickly spreading about lyricist and spoken word poet […]