MP3 Native Son & the Dri Fish of the 5th L - Circle-circle Dot-dot
An experimental fusion of Performance Poetry and Hip-Hop accompanied by original compositions of Rock, R & B soul alternative, and instrumentation; cleverly complete with all the respected elements of classic literary art and well-witted lyrics.
22 MP3 Songs in this album (79:36) !
Related styles: SPOKEN WORD: With Music, HIP-HOP/RAP: Alternative Hip Hop
David Ross (native son) and Femi Lawal (The Dri Fish)are members of The 5th L, performance poetry group. They have opened for the likes of Musiq Soulchild, Saul Williams, Jaguar Wright and KRS-One on numerous occasions. These performance poets/playwrights have written 3 critically acclaimed plays that they tour with at major universities across the country and are currently touring with their latest spoken word CD entitled "Circle Circle Dot Dot". Native Son was voted Poetry for the People Baltimore''s Best all-around poet, 2003 and The Dri Fish was also voted Baltimore''s most quotable poet, 2003.
Native Son aka David Ross is a resident of Baltimore City, a poet and the author of speech impediments. Has been humbly inspiring audiences through exquisite lyrics, since 1997. This award-winning artist delivers a captivating performance enlightening listeners on cultural, educational, family, political, self0love, social, and spiritual issues.
The Dri Fish aka Femi Lawal, also a resident of Baltimore City but was born in London, England and raised partially in Nigeria. The Dri Fish has been performing spoken word since 1995, at the same time altering the destructive thinking and decision making patterns of men women and children with the candid social critique offered by his lyricism