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As the artistic director Young Chicago Authors and one of the founders of Louder Than A Bomb, the largest youth poetry slam tournament in the world, our guest for today’s show has helped mentor a who’s who of Chicago’s top artists including Chance The Rapper, Noname, Mick Jenkins, Malcolm London, and Jamila Woods, Kevin Coval is one the architect’s behind Chicago’s current cultural renaissance. 56 more words
Amy Guth Full Show 3/4 | Cole Lavalais, Kevin Coval, Idris Goodwin, The Neo Futurists & celebrating Chicago's 180th birthday
Read The Forward Chance The Rapper Wrote for Kevin Coval's New Book of Poetry "The People's History of Chicago"
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Author Kevin Coval is weeks away from the release of his new book of poetry, titled “The People’s History of Chicago”, and Coval has recruited the talents of Chicago’s own, Chance The Rapper, to write a very special forward for the piece. 967 more words
Chicago Youth Poet Laureate E’mon Lauren joins Justin to talk about what it means to be the Chicago Youth Poet Laureate, when she was first introduced to poetry, when she decided to follow this path, the personal nature of her work, how she uses poetry to deal with serious issues in her life, where the emotion in her poetry comes from, learning to be a performer, the influence that Young Chicago Authors had on her life, continuing to look for motivation, her forthcoming book, “Commando” and being an ambassador for Chicago. 44 more words