20 Aug 2011

Hip Hop Shakespeare

From RNZ Music, 11:00 am on 20 August 2011

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Akala is the younger brother of the double BRIT Award-winning Ms. Dynamite. He uses hip hop music to bring back the voice of London's original street poet William Shakespeare to a whole new generation. Sam Wicks headed along to one of the Hip Hop Shakespeare workshops Akala delivered in July, where Auckland youth to talk to the Camden wordsmith. You can find Akala's Hip Hop Shakespeare Company online at hiphopshakespeare.com.

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