Did Someone Say Wordplay & Flow Are Going Live?

It has nearly been a year since we launched our Wordplay & Flow digital platform during the height of the pandemic and much uncertainty. Yet this didn’t stop us from producing the amazing content over the last nine months from our Flow Feature series to our weekly articles covering poetry, arts, and culture that haveContinue reading “Did Someone Say Wordplay & Flow Are Going Live?”

Poetic Unity Supporting the Youth of Our Communities

Brixton based charity organisation, Poetic Unity have been creating poetry based initiatives which provide support and safe spaces for young people and wordsmiths alike. Launched by Ryan, also known as Ragz, Poetic Unity has become a fundamental part of the arts community with the aim of using poetry to help youth express how they feel,Continue reading “Poetic Unity Supporting the Youth of Our Communities”

‘Yours Sincerely, Asim’

On the 29th of December, one of the spoken word scene’s most prominent performers, Asim the Poet, released his debut poetry anthology titled Yours Sincerely, Asim. The 100-page collection coincides with the poet’s recent marriage last December, which saw the newlywed dedicate the collection to his wife. Asim the Poet, a regular at events suchContinue reading “‘Yours Sincerely, Asim’”

A Dream Turned Reality: The Story of Hayati Open Mic

Over the last few years, we’ve witnessed the poetry scene grow and blossom into something truly remarkable, with a great number of event initiatives being established across London, presenting poets from all over the city with a platform to share their truth on. Needless to say, London’s poetry scene is booming, and with endeavours likeContinue reading “A Dream Turned Reality: The Story of Hayati Open Mic”

Four Poetry Collections Every Poet Should Own

We have gathered four poetry collections by four exceptional poets that you should know about and dive into next year. 4. Helium Rudy Francisco’s ‘Helium’ is what all poetry collections aspire to be: memorable. Somehow, Rudy’s anthology manages to be thought provoking, resonant, occasionally funny, and incredibly honest. The award-winning poet skilfully addresses an arrayContinue reading “Four Poetry Collections Every Poet Should Own”

Breaking Boundaries Through Spoken Word and Theatre with jodY

With another intense year coming to an end we wrap up our 2021 Flow Feature series with the magnificent writer and performance poet, jodY. With his comedic energy coupled with his free-spirited personality, we have enjoyed seeing this creative evolve over the last year both on and off the stage. With aims to break bothContinue reading “Breaking Boundaries Through Spoken Word and Theatre with jodY”

Are We Witnessing the Resurgence of the UK’s Battle Rap Scene?

It’s no secret that UK battle rap isn’t quite what it used to be. Long gone are the days of Don’t Flop classics pitting the UK’s finest against the finest American talent from “across the pond”. A time that gave us all so many memorable moments and epic clashes including Shotty Horroh vs. Arsonal, TonyContinue reading “Are We Witnessing the Resurgence of the UK’s Battle Rap Scene?”

Wordplay & Flow: One’s to Watch 2022

Wordplay & Flow have handpicked a sensational selection of creatives across poetry and music that will continue paving the way for emerging artists with their inspiring stories, and the different ways that they have navigated their creative journey’s. There is never one way to get to the same destination, and these four creatives highlight thisContinue reading “Wordplay & Flow: One’s to Watch 2022”

How the Poetry Community Survived Through the Pandemic

The year 2020 was, without a doubt, one of the most difficult and event-filled years in the last decade (perhaps century), as panic and pandemonium filled homes all over the world, leaving nations in complete and utter disarray, with concerned parties being forced to ruminate over the very essence of their day-to-day living, expecting answersContinue reading “How the Poetry Community Survived Through the Pandemic”

The Power of Healing Through Words with Kali Gld

Our 2021 Flow Feature series continues with the one and only Kali Gld. The musician, producer, and poet gave a magnificent performance at ATL’s Word On The Street’s debut open mic event earlier this year, and has so much more to come as the New Year approaches. The Jamaican-born creative is determined to make herContinue reading “The Power of Healing Through Words with Kali Gld”