WORDS UP! invites 10 exceptional South African artists to showcase their spoken word skills and engage the audience in an exciting torrent of words and stories. The evening will be moderated by Linda Gabriel. South African poetry icon Kgafela oa Magogodi and his band Kgafela le Marabele will spice up the event with musical vibes.
Featuring Tumelo Khoza (Dbn), Masai Dabula (Pta), Roche Du Plessis (Jhb), Siza Nkosi (Jhb), Ayanda Juba Lushaba (Dbn), Dineo ‘Dee’ Rasedile (Pta), Mpho Khosi (Jhb), Lebohang Nova Masango (Jhb), Kabelo ‘KB Tlailane (Pta), Sbu Simelani (Jhb)
WORDS UP! is the kick-off event of The Spoken Word Project which starts in Johannesburg and then travels to Antananarivo, Yaoundé, Nairobi and four other African cities.