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Tue, Jun 11



Poets Jazz House Presents Father Amde Hamilton

Poets Jazz House is honored to present Father Amde a hero and legend to poets worldwide. Formed out of the fury of the Watts Riots in 1965 the Watts Prophets were young black poet-performers railing against police brutality, institutionalized poverty, American hypocrisy and complacency

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Poets Jazz House Presents Father Amde Hamilton
Poets Jazz House Presents Father Amde Hamilton

Time & Location

Jun 11, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Inglewood, 600-698 N Park Ave, Inglewood, CA 90302, USA

About the event

Accompanied with percussions and later by pianist Dee-Dee McNeil. The Watts Prophets style of performing laid between street talking and a revolutionary sermon.  Watts Prophets were the foundation for West Coast hip-hop.

Poets Jazz House pays tribute to legends past and present on Tuesday nights with a stellar cast of spoken word artists painting a poetic picture of life through the eyes of Civil Rights Activist, Poet, Icon and founding member of the Watts Prophets and legend Amde Hamilton.

Poets Jazz House is a Spoken Word & Music Lounge where spilling your heart is an art and searching your soul is mandatory to get in the door. Located in a quaint little Playhouse in the park we're bringing you Poetry After Dark.

The ensemble cast includes: Young Poets of Los Angeles: Andre W. Collins, Journey, Sariya, Serenity L. Smith, Aamir Bascomb & Kylee Brooks  Seasoned Poets include Yawo Watts, Mansoir, Lorenzo Frank, Gia Scott-Heron, Tuesday & Lynne Conner the ORACLE

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