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No Holds Barred: Interview with Street Poet Monte Smith!!!

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Please join us this episode (Monday March 29, 2010 at 8:00 PM EST) for a politically charged and no holds barred interview with street poet, journalist, and activist Monte Smith! As always, we will also be covering news and information that will be accompanied by critical analysis that is absent from the flawed corporate Western media! However if you cannot listen LIVE you may also catch it on archive along with all of our other episodes simply by visiting: www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news. Monte Smith is an internationally acclaimed Street Poet, Rap Journalist, Community Based Educator and Anti-Racist Activist from Winston Salem NC. He has been described as “a fire-brand… a true revolutionary, I mean raw!” by Bruce George, co-creator of HBO’S Def Poetry Jam. Elemental Magazine wrote “Poetry abounds in Hip Hop, but rarely does an individual’s work transcend the elements and conventions with a such a gripping emotional and political style.” More impressive is what UK’s Hip Hop/Jazz group US 3 had to say “If you drew a line from The Watts Prophets through Gill Scott Heron and Public Enemy to Dead Prez, uncompromising wordsmith Monte Smith would be the latest addition to the club. Listen up!” No wonder the Legendary Chuck D of Public Enemy picked Monte’s poem ‘The Deal is Done’ to record for the audio version of The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates. (Soft Skull Press)