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11.15.16

The Breakbeat Poets Remixing the Cannon and a Look at Hip-Hop as a Music for Language

“Hip-Hop is the largest youth culture in the history of the planet rock.” So states The BreakBeat Poets, a hip-hop group and anthology featuring 78 poets across ages and locations, who are creating the next and now movement(s) in American letters. This is the first poetry anthology by and for the hip-hop generation. And you have a chance to see some of them perform in person.