poetry

Poetic Energy Needed in Society H-Town Poets Represent Their Art & Their City Produced by iRise Filmz There is a cultural tide rising in Houston. Amid the city’s museums, historic landmarks, and vibrant nightlife exists a cache of the nation’s most prolific spoken word artists. The community of poets is as diverse as the city […]

Join the Real Sound of H-Town, 97.9 The Box for the Space City Poetry Slam Series, the largest youth poetry slam competition in Texas! The Space City Slam is an opportunity for youth (ages 13-19) to share their voices and compete in a friendly, encouraging environment. The Grand Slam panel of judges includes Keisha Nicole […]

This woman just came for Kanye! Get The Latest Music and Entertainment News On Your Phone A video of a woman said to be “Kanye West‘s ex-girlfriend” has surfaced and gone viral. The woman goes HAM on Kanye at a poetry slam. Watch the full video for yourself below! (WARNING: explicit language) The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews:

The five 2016 National Student Poet winners presented their work at the White House. Their readings moved First Lady Michelle Obama to tears.

We're so grateful and inspired by "The Color Purple" author. Thank you.

What may not have been a traditional graduation speech has now captured the heart and souls of many.

While most high school seniors live for the last few weeks of school that include prom, bittersweet goodbyes and graduation, one student won't be able to walk down memory lane.

Houston’s own Taju Alim blew me away. This is a topic that my friends and I talk about often; how life is too short. Don’t wait til it’s too late to share your feelings with the people you love the most. You never know whether your next breath will be your last breath. Watch “A […]

Round Of Applause  Finger Snaps to Taju Shoaga for being a young man of color speaking up about what’s going on in the world today. There aren’t enough of us using our voices in hopes of creating a better place to live in. This couldn’t have come at a better time, because I’m headed to […]

Joe P. is not just an amazing actor; he’s a dope poet as well. He’s become a household name in the city of Houston and is also gaining some steam on a national level! It’s dope whenever I see other young people using their platform to promote a product that has substance. Check out Joe’s newest […]

In May, we mourned the passing of the phenomenal woman Maya Angelou at the age of 86, but that hasn’t stopped her powerful legacy from living on. As the first…

I’ve seen Joe P. perform in plays and on poetry nights and this dude is truly a beast! I am really into theater and have been in over 30 productions, so I felt like I was talking to one of my fellow acting buddies. Joe & I basically covered EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN. We talked […]