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Slam Saturdays: My Best Friend Hip-Hop

I love when people put their own spin on Spoken Word poetry. Like this poem. Not only do they have a story, a theme, and a message, but they (yes, there’s two of them) have coordinated their thoughts and feelings in such a totally relevant play (sort of…well…you’ll see what I mean). This Slam Saturdays poem is on a topic that’s close to every true music lovers heart: on the death of one of the genres, the sudden awareness that not only did it die, but it’s been lost to you for some time. Like the loss of a dear friend whom you don’t see daily: you’re aware they’re no longer alive, but the first time it really hits you is when you pick up the phone to give them a shout to laugh (more…)