Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

Give this a chance, as it's not hip-hop. It's Rap music from over thirty years ago and captures the urban angst of NYC during the 1980's. Rap, by the way, stood for "radical American poetry", and this certainly qualifies. It always used to be the last poem in the final lesson back in the days when I taught poetry.