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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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The Birth of Legacy

The Birth of Legacy

When M.K. Stallings partnered with John Nicks and Kevin Bryant in March 2000 they never expected that one day Afrocentric Books & Cafe would be transformed into Legacy, which is mostly known today for Urb Poetry hosted on Fridays. Prior to the opening of Legacy, Afrocentric Books & Cafe had a monthly poetry night and it was also hosted on Fridays….

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The Alternative: Greg the Poet gets the KrisisBlackstar Treatment

The Alternative: Greg the Poet gets the KrisisBlackstar Treatment

St. Louis’ poetry scene has countless numbers of gifted and talented spoken word artists. In my opinion, however, the last few years of St.Louis poetry has seemed to lack a bit in artistry and just the popularity of it as a whole. The platform of spoken word poetry is now shifting into a fresh and…

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