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Inua Ellam R.A.P. Party

  • The Barrel Store Unit 1, Ravenswood Industrial Estate London United Kingdom (map)

Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture is hosting Inua Ellams R.A.P party and supersizing it! With an evening of 20 poets, four DJ’s and four amazing venues all on Walthamstow’s famous Ravenswood Estate.

Neither a club night nor poetry reading, rave nor literary event, Inua Ellams' R.A.P Party is an unashamedly nostalgic, fun, no clutter, no fuss, evening of hip-hop inspired poems and favourite hip-hop songs.

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Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 is bringing the R.A.P Party to Walthamstow’s famous Ravenswood Estate and supersizing it!

For one night only, 20 poets and four DJ’s will play across four Ravenswood venues: Wildcard Brewery, Mother's Ruin Gin Palace, Real Al Company and Pillars Brewery with a mid-way venue swap, transitioning the poets around the site.

Want to find out what eloquent voices from contemporary poetry and spoken word movements have to say about hip-hop's past, present and future? Come chill and find out at Inua Ellams' Rhythm And Poetry Party.

Group 1: Inua Ellams, Jade Anouka, Zia Ahmed, Remi Graves, Julian Knxx and DJ Alex Session

Group 2: Theresa Lola, Rishi Dastidar, Rakaya Esime Fetuga, Ollie O’Neill, Sandeep Parmer and DJ Antonia Odunlami and (Worldwide FM)

Group 3: Kareem Parkins Brown, Destiny Adeyemi, Caleb Femi, Amaal Said, Nick Makoha and DJ - Lex Amor

Group 4: Talia Randall, Joe Dunthorne, Eleanor Penny, Yomi Sode, Amani Saeed and DJ - Sid Mercutio

All line-up groups will play two venues. Participants will be able to move around all four sites. The site will operate with wristband entry into each venue. Each venue has a set capacity and so entry cannot be guaranteed.

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