The Last Poets

The Last Poets

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DVD - 2009 | French
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Harlem 1968, a group of young poets get together and found the Last Poets. With jazz or funk as a backdrop, percussions rolling and words shooting out like bursts of machine-gun fire, the group denounces the oppression of African-Americans, while painting a devastating yet humorous picture of life in the ghetto. Nearly forty years after their separation, the members of this legendary group - the founding fathers of today's hip hop, rap and slam - come together in Paris for a one-time concert at the 2008 Banlieues Bleues festival. The Last Poets are Abiodun Oyewole, Dahveed Nelson, Felipe Luciano, Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, Umar Bin Hassan, and Babatunde.
Publisher: Paris : La Huit, 2009.
Branch Call Number: 811.009896
PS591.N4 L678 2009
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.

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