Poets / spoken word artists – this is your chance to perform at a legendary Inua Ellams’ R.A.P. Party!
As the special closing event of the first Deptford Literature Festival, poet, local resident and literary legend Inua Ellams brings a brand-new open mic version of his R.A.P. (Rhythm and Poetry) Party to the Albany on 14 March at 7.30pm. DJ chooses songs, YOU bring the poems.
The evening features open mic slots for poets to respond to hip-hop tracks from a special R.A.P. Party playlist. Turn up before the gig to put your name in the hat to participate.
The playlist can be found on Spotify here:
1. I Wish – Skeelo
2. Boo – Ms Dynamite
3. The World Is Yours – Nas
4. Doo Wop – Lauryn Hill
5. Travellin’ Man – Mos Def
6. Can’t Knock The Hustle – Jay-Z
7. Wot Do U Call It? – Wiley
8. Vossi Bop – Stormzy
9. Hotline Bling – Drake
10. Good life – Kanye West
11. Wait a minute – Ty
12. So Rotton – Blak Twang
13. Witness (1 Hope) – Roots Manuva
14. If I ruled the world – Nas
15. Worst comes to worst – Dilated Peoples
16. Final Form – Sampa the Great
17. Best Life – Cardi B
18. M.I.A. – Paper Planes
19. Don’t Rush Me – Jean Grae
20. Did you see – J Hus
Inua Ellams’ R.A.P. Party Remix is one of 17 events taking place as part of the first Deptford Literature Festival on 14 March. You can book tickets to the R.A.P. Party Remix here: spreadtheword.org.uk/events/deptford-literature-festival-inua-ellams-r-a-p-party-remix/
This event is for ages 16+ (includes performers). The event will be BSL interpreted.