New book on the LAST POETS - first ever!

    Description: Harlem, 1969. The air is charged with hope and revolution. The Black Panters are in their prime, crack has not yet hit the streets. This is the backdrop against which The Last Poets wrote their passionate, self-critical poetry. Some twenty years later, young hip-hop bands drew on the Last Poets' legacy, making them the 'founding fathers' of hip-hop. Christine Otten's audacious novel is based on the The Last Poets' life stories, from their youth in the ghetto to their love lives, triumphs, and defeats. The Last Poets is about New York and American history but―like all Great American Novels―even more about human resilience and beauty's staying power.

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    The Last PoetsRight On (1971)Juggernaut Records
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      The Last PoetsOh My People (1985)Celluloid
      1985 album from The Last Poets which on this record featured members Suliaman El-Hadi & Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin.
        The Last PoetsRight OnJuggernaut
        Radical soundtrack - a Woodstock in Poetry !

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