the breakbeat poets: new american poetry in the age of hip hop

April 13, 2015

Watch this video about new book, ‘The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip Hop’. The poetry anthology (edited by Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana, and Nate Marshall) features the works of 78 poets and is “for people who love Hip-Hop, for fans of the culture, for people who’ve never read a poem […] and for poetry heads. This anthology is meant to expand the idea of who a poet is and what a poem is for.”