Dahlak

Dahlak

 Sacramento, California, USA
BandSpoken WordSoul

Dahlak quickly gained recognition in the spoken word scene winning 2 Bay Area Teen Poetry Slams and the 2003 Brave New Voices International Poetry Slam. He's shared the stage with Lauryn Hill, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Common, Last Poets, KRS-One, Afrika Bambataa, and Saul Williams.

Biography

A multi-disciplinary artist armed with a triple threat, Dahlak fuses his skills of poetry, hip-hop, and theatre to create his unique spoken word performance. Dahlak quickly gained recognition in the spoken word scene by winning 2 Bay Area Teen Poetry Slams and the 2003 Brave New Voices International Poetry Slam within a year. As a member of the internationally recognized spoken word collective iLL-Literacy, Dahlak went on to tour throughout the United States, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. He has shared the stage with such artists as Lauryn Hill, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Common, Last Poets, KRS-One, Afrika Bambataa, and Saul Williams. Going beyond the realm of live performance, Dahlak has shared his work on the Tavis Smiley Show and been featured on the 5th and 6th season HBO's Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Jam.

Set List

An Old White Man Named GOD Told Me Not to Say F#&k
The Club
Peculiar Evolution
When it Hits Home