CategorySpoken Word

Ma Ton Ra E

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This is not a new poem and you may have heard it before – but I have re-recorded and so I am putting it up on my blog. One of the reasons this poem is dear to my heart is it is the only poem so far that has Yoruba – my native tongue – in it.   Our love is Elijah but wheels screech; the chariot is on its head rose speaks to me Ma ton ra e Your love won’t survive another day...

Obii Ifejika

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Obii Ifejika is an artist. She made her debut in Spoken word at the  maiden edition of Bassey Ikpi’s Naija Poetry Slam, where she was  crowned Slam Champion in October 2012. She has performed in  major poetry events in Lagos, Calabar, Bayelsa and Abeokuta. In April 2013, Obii was recognized with the Cannes Young Lions  Award for Design (Nigeria) and continues to works as a  content creator...

Razaq Ivori

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Razaq Ivori is a poet and a script writer. His poem ‘Minds Going Loco’ is one of the most popular pieces in the Lagos spoken word scene. His unique style carries with it all the indigenous flavors of life in Lagos and Nigeria, his country and home.

You can follow him on Twitter @ivori_1stpoet, and email him at ivori@oro.com.ng
 

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