If you’re looking to quail your creative fix, here is video from our partners over at Bowery Poetry. If you are in the NYC area, stop over and visit this classy venue. The drinks are great! The talent never fails to impress, and the staff is DOPE. Big ups Heath and Julius.
Trixi Rosa has surrendered to a tender unraveling and a restless joy that just can’t be held. Originally from Punakaiki, Aotearoa (NZ), her art carves an awkward inquiry into the intersections of identity and the endless pursuit of place. She shares stories of struggle and survival, resilience, and resistance. Stories of family, love, and sexuality. Trixi Rosa’s poetry bleeds personal experience, both lived and perceived.
We have loads of great talent for you. Here is featured spoken word artist Trixi Rosa.
God is a Black Femme Her faith is strong and permeated, and she is bound in strength and love. It’s hard to be a woman, but can you imagine the burden as a BLACK woman? Being demonized, sexualized, prejudged at your roots, and historically traumatized? Being told you’re too dark, being told you have a bad attitude and a harsh cold heart? Being mistreated within society and even by some in our own community. Yet we still thrive and still rise to power in all our ingenuity. We keep our integrity, and we keep our heads a spear. Despite all of the pain and suffering over the years. Continue reading God Is A Black Femme
Big congrats to @bunnywriter for being chosen as one of the three winners of our #GenreSpokenWord challenge that was hosted from 6/10-6/18th! Please make sure that you check out her serene submission below!
Big congrats to @Tina.Mae_ for being chosen as one of the winners of our #GenreSpokenWord challenge that was hosted from 6/10-6/18th! Please make sure that you check out her wonderful submission below!
Big congrats to @alrtistry for being chosen as one of the three winners of our #GenreSpokenWord challenge that was hosted from 6/10-6/18th! Please make sure that you check out her serene submission below!
It’s time for a new challenge….This time the focus is SPOKEN WORD! The #GenreSpokenWord challenge is being hosted by @genreurbanarts & the creator of the challenge yours truly @thatguywhowrote! The rules for the challenge are as follows:
⁃Any topic can be used
⁃One minute max (no multiple posts)
⁃The challenge will run from June 10th – 18th
⁃Make sure that you follow/tag @genreurbanarts & @thatguywhowrote and use the tag #GenreSpokenWord in your submission
⁃Make sure to follow our Youtube page in my bio
The winners will be announced the following Thursday after judging and will be featured on the Genre: Urban Arts IG page, blog, and Youtube page! Winners will be featured on my page as well! I really urge you all to participate as we want to hear all of your beautiful voices! Please make sure to check us out at http://www.genreurbanarts.com. We have so many awesome contributors and pieces; we would really love for you guys to be a part of it!