Watch: Surrealist blues poet & cultural worker, Aja Monet, debuts new single and short Film, ‘The Devil You Know’
Surrealist blues poet and cultural worker aja monet has released a new powerful single and mesmerizing short film “The Devil You Know” via the drink sum wtr label, a new imprint of Secretly Canadian.
Five Female Poets on Protest and Resistance – Ms. Magazine
These poets cover North Korean missile taunts, the water crisis in Flint, the inadequacy of the U.S. government’s apology to Native Americans, children affected by school shootings and economic divides. Their poems radiate defiance and vision.
Smoke Signals Studio Hopes to Be a Voice for Miami’s Voiceless
When Aja Monet and Umi Selah were first tossing around the idea of building their own recording studio, a lot of decisions needed to be made. First, a name. It was Aja who came up with Smoke Signals. Umi Selah (formely known as Phillip Agnew) explains its significance like this: “A…
Where Poetry Fights for Justice, Flowers Bloom
Where the Land is Free, an exhibition presented by Poetry for the People and on view at Bakehouse Art Complex in Wynwood, Miami, utilizes poetry and art as a starting point for community activism and social justice. Watch an exclusive video of the show’s opening night here, created by FXRBES and sha…