SPOKEN WORD at its FINEST, where the ART meets the MOVEMENT. We bring you the ancient tradition of the Griot through the artistry of the finest Spoken Word Artists, Poets. Vocalists & MC's. Complimenting the artistry, Every month - Your Host, ShakaRa Speaks & invited guest presenters, historians, social & cultural scientists, activists and experts will drop knowledge on a range of themes; historic, contemporary & futuristic.

This Months 'theme: History of Black Music UK

Robin Walker (Author of the Classic “When We Ruled”) is by far the most prolific Black Studies Scholar & Educator in the UK. We celebrate the launch of his new book, “History of Black Music UK” with a cipher including some of the finest artists representing our global Music tradition on these shores!



Hosted By: ShakaRa Speaks

Date: Fri 20th Oct 2017
Time: 6pm-10pm
Venue: MAAT TEMPLE, 366a High Rd, London N17 9HT, UK
Tickets: £10 in adv MOTD

Tickets & Info: http://www.shakaraspeaks.com/riseofthegriots/

Food & Refreshment available


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