Hip-Hop Spotlight Performance & Talk with Mikal Amin

Hip-Hop Spotlight Performance & Talk with Mikal Amin

FREE - RSVP

February 27, 2021 – 6:30pm — FREE!

A fun family introduction to the world of Emceeing and Hip-Hop by Mikal Amin.
Featuring Entrepreneur & Songwriter Dale Novella.
This fun family introduction to the world of emceeing and hip-hop by Mikal Amin brings rhymes, poetry and beats to the (virtual) floor. The event kicks off with a lively condensed history of hip-hop—from ancient griots and storytellers to contemporary pop culture—and concludes with a live performance featuring entrepreneur and songwriter Dale Novella.
Geared to ages 8 and up. On Zoom and Facebook Live! RSVP for the link below!
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MIKAL AMIN – MC/Educator/Essayist/Curator – Roots. Truth. Culture. these three words sum up global master of the craft, Mikal Amin. An artist, emcee, educator and scholar recognized worldwide from the U.S. State Department, to Columbia University to the University of Dortmund in Germany, to the ciphers of New York City, Mikal’s reputation as emcee, and teacher is all-world. His black bohemian boom bap music has touched the ears, moved the hearts, and expanded the consciousness of crowds on five continents. Always seeking and searching, a new style griot who continues to spread love, the message and the mission. His latest album (released under his Indy imprint “Fresh Roots”), “The Passport” reflects his global Hip-Hop community as he features alongside musicians from seven countries.

A cultivator of the culture, he’s the co-curator of the highly popular “Word. Sound. Power.” the exclusive springtime Hip Hop/Spoken Word performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Also a scholar and essayist he is published in the journal “Word Beats & Life” and co-editor of “Hip-Hop Language Arts: Thematic Textual Analysis” on Street Smart Press. He’s taught, lectured and written about Hip-Hop pedagogy and anthropology at the African Diaspora Conference in Brazil, The Shoko Festival in Zimbabwe, The University of Dortmund’s “Hip-Hop” school and numerous other American colleges and universities.