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Dinizulu: The Poet & Griot

Rank #2 US Indianapolis, IN Spoken Word / Poetry / Storyte...


Sounds Like: Oscar Brown Junior, The Last Poets, Gil Scott-Héron, The Watts Prophets, Sekou Sundiata

Label: Independent

Bio: Griot is the French colonial word for the West Afrikan historian, storyteller, praise singer, poet and musician. In West Afrikan traditions the Guewel as they are called by the Wolof or Jali as called by the Mande is an inherited position usually through patriarchal bloodline. However, in America... See Full Bio

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  • 2013

    Jun 7

    Indianapolis, INDIA, US | 6:00pm
    Indy Indie Artist Colony
    Indianapolis, INDIA, US
    Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:00pm


    Wax Poetic is a night of great poetry from some of Indy’s premiere spoken word artists! In addition to being able to see them perform for free (although tips are suggested) there will be handwritten and signed poetry hanging on the walls of the gallery for purchase for a mere $15. There will be 2 stages inside the gallery and a poet performing outside throughout the night. Wine and light snacks will be provided. CD’s, DVD’s, and books will also be on sale.

  • 2013

    Feb 28

    Indianapolis, IN, US | 4:00pm
    Unleavened Bread Cafe
    Indianapolis, IN, US
    Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:00pm


    Bethlehem House welcomes all to an evening of black history, cultural reflections and spiritual inspiration. Program hosted by Kwabena Dinizulu, Open Mike, Ethnic Foods, Head Wraps, Vendors, Fellowship and More. Free to the public, For more information contact the Unleavened Bread Cafe or Yvonne Thomas @ 317-501-7209

  • 2013

    Feb 24

    Indianapolis, IN, US | 8:00pm
    Peace of Mind Pub & Eatery...
    Indianapolis, IN, US
    Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:00pm


    live music by The JazzMen (Michael A Scott) special performance by vocalist KHuggs Ontheair 6 open mic artists - Dde TheSlammer, Lisa Devon G, Floetic Flo, Kortez Walker, UnWritten Linez, AhiyahShimeyon MrBrimestone Yahmademan and our featured poet Kwabena Dinizulu February 24th from 8pm-11pm

  • 2013

    Jan 25

    Tampa, 33602, US | 6:45pm
    TECO Theater, Patel Conser...
    Tampa, 33602, US
    Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:45pm


    Hillsborough County District Wide Poetry Jam Hillsborough High School Poetry Jam Champions compete for District Wide Poetry Jam Champion

  • 2013

    Jan 24

    Tampa, FL, US | 8:00pm

    Tampa, FL, US
    Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:00pm


    Soulstice Lounge Thursdays

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  • Official Outcome (Artist) Official Outcome
    Stopping by this Sunday afternoon to spread some love and support :) Enjoying your tracks today down here in south Florida. Love and Blessings.
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    Cool stuff - like me, https://www.facebook.com/mobicmusic http://mobic-music.com Good luck with your music... Mo Bic
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    Awesome Soul Work , Incredible Mind , vast like the Universe . Amazing Talent .
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    Hi Dinizulu, I enjoyed paying attention! :)
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    Powerful Verse . . . Scribe on . . . Janet Caldwell xo
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    Greetings Kwabana. Beth Stewart 727-255-4840
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Q: When can we get you in Florida? Monica
A: Greetings Monica, Thanks for the inquiry. And sorry for thd tardy reply. I am in the process of scheduling performances in the Sunshine State for the spring of 2015. Do you have something specific in mind?

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