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BLACK

VOICES

MATTER

The Line Up

Friday, June 17

Hosted by Z From Baltimore 

Act I
Kahnma 
Long Lox 
Whatup_Doe_


Act II

Mpho
Z from Baltimore

Black Chakra

Saturday, June 18

Hosted by Temple Divine 

Act I
Juju

Pepper Lamb

Kori Williams


Act II
Temple Divine
Z from Baltimore
Black Chakra

Dj Zel

Janine Myers
Stage Management & Lighting 

Lock Lynch
Sound

The Artists

Black Chakra is a spoken word and hip-hop artist whose talents have been showcased on stages across America. In his time competing in poetry slam competitions he has been a national poetry slam champion, Texas Grand Slam champion, Southern Fried slam champion and a plethora of others too long to list. Black Chakra embodies the city of Baltimore through aggressive performance and incredible writing. Next to being the talented writer that he is what he takes most pride in is being a youth poetry teacher for Dewmore  Baltimore. He helps Baltimore youths cultivate their talent and showcase it on National stages.

Z From Baltimore founder of Volcanic Voices, is a spoken word artist, slam poet, emcee and host from Baltimore, Maryland, currently living on Oahu. Z uses his passion and pen to inspire others to find their own voice and speak truth to power. He is the 2019 Hawaii Grand Slam Champion, as well as the 2019 Aloha Grand Slam Champion. Z has been featured on All Def Poetry and hosts a weekly virtual open mic on his IG live every Saturday, featuring some of the top poets in the world.

The Sponsors

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Special Thanks

KITV
Maleko McDonnell
The Keola Show - 102.7 da Bomb
Pacific Media Group
Black Bazaar HNL
Break N Anger
The Popolo Project 
Hawaii Poets Society
Polarity Studio 

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