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  • Drew Brokeballer Anderson: Flapjack

    Drew Brokeballer Anderson: Flapjack

    Hip hop artist. High school teacher. Slam poet. Garbage Pail Kid collector. Award-winning filmmaker. Transformers movie discrepancy pointer outer. Much could be said about Drew Anderson, aka Droopy the Broke Baller, but if it ain’t good, it probably ain’t true. This wily rascal and two-time DC/Baltimore National Slam Team member is wanted in 0.5 states, unarmed, and minimally dangerous. That is, unless you count his dangerously hilarious knack for spoofing contemporary pop and hip hop songs and converting them to […]

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  • Real Right: You’re the Truth

    Real Right: You’re the Truth

    Real Right hails from Brooklyn. He joined us while taping in Brooklyn.

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  • Ed Carter: Love Poem

    Ed Carter: Love Poem

    Ed Carter tells us about his love for a woman.

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  • Drew Brokeballer Anderson: The Apple on the iPhone

    Drew Brokeballer Anderson: The Apple on the iPhone

    While filming some Angles, Drew’s phone froze on him…he freestyled this piece. He is the Truth. Hip hop artist. High school teacher. Slam poet. Garbage Pail Kid collector. Award-winning filmmaker. Transformers movie discrepancy pointer outer. Much could be said about Drew Anderson, aka Droopy the Broke Baller, but if it ain’t good, it probably ain’t true.

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  • Jonathan B. Tucker: Dear David

    Jonathan B. Tucker: Dear David

    Jonathan B. Tucker is a performance poet, facilitator, youth worker/advocate, community organizer and coach of the DC Youth Slam Team.

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  • Bomani Armah: President’s Talking About Change

    Bomani Armah: President’s Talking About Change

    Meld the cutting social wit of Aaron MacGruder and the boundless creativity of Andre 3000, and you have a glimpse of multi-media artist, Bomani Armah. Bomani is a man of many titles, skills and alter egos.

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  • Meilani Clay: Cool Kids

    Meilani Clay: Cool Kids

    Meilani Clay is from Oakland California but lives in Washington, DC pursuing her education. Still waiting for more information. Enjoy.

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  • Komplex: Heaven in View

    Komplex: Heaven in View

    “Where Langston Hughes meets Mos Def,” he walks like a poet and talks like an MC. Poet. Hip-Hop Artist. Host. Author. Actor. Educator. Professional. He closes his eyes and the stage becomes GOD’s ear; every poem a secret, every rhyme a confession.

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  • Episode #1: Entrepreneurial Activism (Busboys & Poets)

    Episode #1: Entrepreneurial Activism (Busboys & Poets)

    Busboys and Poets is a community gathering place. First established in 2005 Busboys and Poets was created by owner Anas “Andy” Shallal, an Iraqi-American artist, activist and restaurateur. After opening, the flagship location at 14th and V Streets, NW (Washington DC), the neighboring residents and the progressive community, embraced Busboys, especially activists opposed to the Iraq War. Busboys and Poets is now located in three distinctive neighborhoods in the Washington Metropolitan area and is a community resource for artists, activists, […]

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  • Mix – Revolutionary Sax

    Mix – Revolutionary Sax

    Simple mix of music, poetry and spoken word. A mix of generations and styles. Quest: http://www.qakaquest.com E. Ethelbert Miller: http://www.eethelbertmiller.com/ Rev Gooden: http://www.thesixtyone.com/thebigway/

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