15: Discussion of Political/Protest Art

Two hands wrapped together with writing on the palms.

Christopher Sims discusses his journey from rapper to activist

Christopher “Universoulove” Sims talks with CAP about his journey from being inspired by the first and second generation of rappers, his approach to performance poetry vs slam poetry to the last 5 years of political performance poetry.

Topics Discussed

  • Christopher’s initial inspiration
  • Time with Poetic Justice League of America
  • Influence of Saul Williams on his work and performance
  • Performance Poetry vs Slam Poetry
  • 5 Years of writing political pieces
  • Next projects, books, possible Poet Laureate appointment

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Overview of Today’s Episode

Discussion with Christopher Sims on how he became an activist through poetry. Find out how you can also use your discipline to create political/protest art.

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