Badilisha Poetry Radio uniquely focuses on podcasts by poets from the African Continent and its Diaspora. This online platform creates a dynamic space in which to appreciate, celebrate and discover contemporary Pan-African poetry. The weekly podcasts feature a vast spectrum of voices across poetic genres.
“Kerouac, the Movie” – a full length documentary study of literary genius and archetypal beat poet – Jack Kerouac.
Includes Jack Kerouac being interviewed by Steve Allen in 1959 and reading from his most famous novel.
A collage of Youtube clips to the original recording from Gil Scott Heron’s classic piece.
Words: Gil Scott Heron
Video artist: unknown.
For those young ‘uns who haven’t heard of Gil, below is full length documentary about the legendary poet and his contribution to the artform.
Rest In Peace