Newark, NJ: Experience A Night of Jazz, Hip-Hop & Spoken Word On Nov. 19

For one night (Saturday, November 19), NJPAC’s City Verses program will unite the leading voices in jazz, hip-hop and poetry at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ.

The legendary lineup includes rap stars Rakim (Paid in Full), Speech (Arrested Development), Chuck D (Public Enemy), Black Thought (The Roots) and Dupré ‘DoItAll’ Kelly (Lords of The Underground); award-winning poets and spoken word performers Nikki Giovanni, Jessica Care Moore, Sean Battle, Mayor Ras Baraka and The Last Poets (Abiodun Oyewole, Umar Bin Hassan, Babadon Babatunde).

The program also includes jazz greats Ravi Coltrane and Javon Jackson; as well as musical director (and NJPAC jazz advisor) Christian McBride and A Christian McBride Situation. Get tickets here.

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