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Heroes Are Gang Leaders

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Heroes Are Gang Leaders

“Socially-critical, avant-futuristic, poetry-jazz-hip hop band”, may not trip off the tongue as easily as 1-2-3, but it perfectly covers the entity that is Heroes Are Gang Leaders. Originating in 2014 as an ode to deceased poet Amiri Baraka, these New Yorkers show you how beat poetry can be funked up, and how hard the poems from the Black Arts Movement -including texts by Gwendolyn Brooks and Bob Kaufman- can flow over free jazz.

Lutherse Kerk