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The Last Poets
Price $20 per person; $15 for Museum members
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Performing Arts

The Last Poets

Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 7:00p to 9:00p

The Last PoetsSunday, Oct. 6 • Doors open at 6:30pm; Show begins at 7pmLee Auditorium • $20 per person; $15 for Museum membersTickets: (314) 361-9017 or mohistory.orgSeminal spoken-word collective The Last Poets return to St. Louis to headlinethe opening weekend of The 1968 Exhibit. Regarded as the godfathers of rap,alongside the late Gil Scott Heron, the Last Poets were founded on May 19, 1968,the birthday of slain Black Nationalist leader Malcolm X. Umar Bin Hassan andAbiodun Oyewole with other… Show more

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One can debate endlessly about who invented rap music, but if rap's essence is beats and rhymes, then it's difficult to get around the towering influence New York City-based jazz/poetry group the Last Poets had on the creation of the form....
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Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Blvd.
Forest Park
St Louis, MO 63112
(314) 746-4599
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