Black History Presents The Last Poets

Harlem 1968 a group of young poets get together and found THE LAST POETS. With jazz or funk as a backdrop, percussions rolling and words shooting out like bursts of machine gun fire, the group denounces the oppression of African Americans, while painting a devastating yet humorous picture of life in the ghetto. Nearly forty years after their separation, the members of this legendary group – the founding fathers of today’s hip hop, rap and slam – come together in Paris for a one-time concert at the 2008 Banlieues Bleues Festival.

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