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Poet or Emcee? Bridge spoken word and hip-hop with E the Poet-Emcee at Poet’s Art Gallery

E the Poet-Emcee | Photo via reverbnation.com/ethepoetemcee
E the Poet-Emcee | Photo via reverbnation.com/ethepoetemcee

Many people try to separate hip hop & spoken word, not realizing that they’re actually the same thing. Hip hop is poetry with a beat and a chorus. If you take those two things away, you have a rapper giving you a sweet sixteen a capella. Basically this means that any time you see a spoken word artist perform you’re also watching a hip hop artist. With that being said, Philly’s E the Poet-Emcee is one of the best that either world has to offer. Continue reading →