Click play. Remember that? We shot that all the way back in December 2011 with the help of Olan Collardy – it’s easily one of the best projects I’ve worked on, why? Joshua Bennett‘s wordplay is something else, spine-tinglingly articulate. Him and his WHOLE CLIQUE are coming down to England in December with their first ever international performance together. Boom, 2 performances in London and 1 in Manchester. Are you ready? Hop on after the cut to see WHY you shouldn’t miss out on this.
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Striver’s Row is a collective of incredibly talented young individuals and if you don’t know who they are, I suggest you click play on the following few videos.
I could be here forever listing each and every one of my favourite poems by them so I’ve picked out three that have stood out for me over the years.
Alysia Harris. So good – I think this was one of the very first spoken word pieces that I ever came across, courtesy of Yemi.
I had to since I know half of y’all didn’t click the link at the start. Joshua Bennett.
Myles Hodges. Shot by the mighty talented André Wagner.
Carvens Lissaint & Myles. MIND BLOWN.
A lot of my favourites on YouTube can’t embedded alas these three poems should give you a taste of what they’re about. I know we’ll be there, will you be joining us? Buy tickets here.