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Urban Hang Suite

Urban Hang Suite

Over 20+ years ago, UrbArts started as an open mic created by MK Stallings featuring the talents of James Biko (known back then as DJ Needles). For one night, Urban Hang Suite returns with special feature Sahara Sista S.O.L.S. and beats curated by James Biko. Buy tix here. 

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Urban Hang Suite featuring Sahara Sista S.O.L.S.

Urban Hang Suite featuring Sahara Sista S.O.L.S.

Over 20 years ago, MK Stallings organized his first poetry set. He called it Urban Hang Suite after the classic Maxwell album. Ultimately, he viewed the event as foundational to what would become UrbArts. To mark the org anniversary, MK is bringing it back. Details on this event are still unfolding but a key part…

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Louis ConPhliction releases Get Away

Louis ConPhliction releases Get Away

Host of UrbPoetry and UrbSLAM 2013 champion Louis ConPhliction released a visually stunning video titled “Get Away” that showcases his lyrical and vocal talents. Directed by Cory Lampkin, this nearly four minute video focuses on Louis as he rhymes and sings into a microphone. While a fairly standard image for any performer, the effect Lampkin uses on…

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