Synopsis by Mark Deming
A handful of emerging artists in hip-hop display the depth of their lyrical skills in this performance video. Recorded during a special show at Hollywood's Ivar Theater, Poets of Hip Hop features thoughtful and thought-provoking rap and spoken word material from Bridget Gray, Joy Jones, Miss Kimm, Gaknew, Gina Loring, and others. Focusing on real-world issues such as racism and political injustice as well as more personal concerns, these artists represents the next wave on conscious hip-hop talent.
spoken-word, hip-hop-music, rap-music