Category Archives: Poetry

GREAT NEWS – POEJAZZI HAS MOVED HOUSE! – FIND US AT POEJAZZI.COM :)

Praise be! poejazzi.com has gone live. We’re so happy to say that we made it through the technological fire with nothing valuable singed and we have a shiny new website to show for it. We really hope we’ve created a … Continue reading

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Review – Kate Tempest – Brand New Ancients

Kate Tempest’s Brand New Ancients was a mixture of the two components I feel are important when it comes to the one man/woman show format. Connecting personally with the audience in a universal way and capturing the little idiosyncrasies of the … Continue reading

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Free Download – Maze Hill – Long Haul – LV (Hyperdub) Remix

Poejazzi Founder Joshua Idehen has hooked up with producer Andy Highmore, vocalist Holly Bestic to create new group Maze Hill. Maze Hill make gorgeous music that sounds kind of like Grizzly Bear/Beach House had a baby with someone with a lot of … Continue reading

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George the Poet – Hotel Cabana

We’re clapping-and-jumping-up-and-down happy to see emerging household name George the Poet star in the trailer for the new Virgin Records/Naughtyboy Music concept album Hotel Cabana feat Emeli Sande, Tinie Tempah, Professor Green, Gabrielle, and more.  No, I am not setting you up to … Continue reading

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Lemn Sissay on Tour w/Baaba Maal US 2013

Poet Lemn Sissay MBE (Associate Artist at The Southbank Centre) has been invited to feature on Baaba Maal’s tour in the US in 2013. After a wondrous performance with Baaba at this summer’s Africa Utopia event Word Sound Power it’s all enough to … Continue reading

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Artists We’d Love To Book: A Yellow Man

How can one possibly hate on this? Okay, so the fact that they’d label themselves Gospel Rap is a good enough reason as any to not-listen-to-anything-they-ever-do-ever, but when they’re this amazing I don’t care if Souk Souk Death Metal is … Continue reading

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As Seen On Youtube: Luke Wright’s ‘B Movie’

Luke ‘Skywalker’ Wright, the hardest man in poetry, has made an ode to classic cheesy sci-fi/horror movies. Set in Brentwood and written almost entirely with the alliterative ‘B’ syllable, this is the cleverest three minute piece of entertainment you’ll watch … Continue reading

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Poejazzi Recommends: Chill Pill This Thursday Feat Soweto Kinch

    Chill Pill dun done it now. They’ve only gone and booked one of my favourite saxophonist-rappers of all time. OF ALL TIME. If you like jazz/hip hop/poetry/life and you do not know Soweto Kinch, slap yourself.   Soweto … Continue reading

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New Music – Benin City- Accelerate

Check out Benin City’s new single (released this week) Accelerate – a whirring, brass heavy, poetic tour de force dedicated to speed (the natural variety but of course) Also have a read of this funny, insightful interview by Urban Nerds … Continue reading

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Smokey Robinson – (yes…the one and only) Talks New Spoken Word Show

The sweet falsetto behind The Tears of a Clown is staging his first poetry show in Los Angeles this weekend and we’re hoping if enough people fawn over the prospect of seeing Smokey Robinson as a performance poet we could … Continue reading

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