THE LAST POETS

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The Last Poets are a group of poets and musicians, rising from the late 1960s African American civil rights movement. Jalaludin M. Nuriddin, an Army paratrooper who chose to go to jail instead of fight in the Vietnam War, founded the group in prison after converting to Islam and learning to spiel, an earlier form of hip-hop emceeing.

With Umar Bin Hassan and Abiodun Oyewole, Nuriddin was released from prison, joined the East Wind workshop in Harlem, and began performing their spiels, along with music, on the street. The group adopted the name the Last Poets in 1969 from a South African writer named Little Willie Copaseely, who believed he was in the last era of poetry before guns would take over. They released an LP in 1970, The Last Poets, which reached the Top Ten album charts. Oyewole was arrested for robbery before a tour could begin, and he
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THE LAST POETS The Last Poets album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Last Poets
African Fusion 1970
THE LAST POETS This Is Madness album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is Madness
African Fusion 1971
THE LAST POETS Right On! (Original Soundtrack) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Right On! (Original Soundtrack)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1971
THE LAST POETS Chastisment album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chastisment
African Fusion 1972
THE LAST POETS At Last album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Last
Avant-Garde Jazz 1973
THE LAST POETS The Last Poets With Bernard Purdie ‎: Delights Of The Garden album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Last Poets With Bernard Purdie ‎: Delights Of The Garden
Funk 1977
THE LAST POETS Oh My People album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oh My People
African Fusion 1985
THE LAST POETS Freedom Express album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Freedom Express
RnB 1988
THE LAST POETS Holy Terror album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Holy Terror
Funk 1993
THE LAST POETS Scatterap/Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Scatterap/Home
RnB 1994
THE LAST POETS Time Has Come album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Time Has Come
African Fusion 1997
THE LAST POETS Understand What Black Is album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Understand What Black Is
RnB 2018
THE LAST POETS Transcending Toxic TImes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Transcending Toxic TImes
RnB 2019
THE LAST POETS Understand What Dub Is (Prince Fatty dubs) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Understand What Dub Is (Prince Fatty dubs)
Dub/Ska/Reggae 2019

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THE LAST POETS Jazzoetry album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazzoetry
African Fusion 1976
THE LAST POETS Retro-Fit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Retro-Fit
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1992
THE LAST POETS Oh My People & Delight Of The Garden album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oh My People & Delight Of The Garden
African Fusion 1992
THE LAST POETS The Last Poets / This Is Madness album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Last Poets / This Is Madness
African Fusion 1992
THE LAST POETS The Real Rap album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Real Rap
Funk 1999
THE LAST POETS The Last Poets / This Is Madness (Charly) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Last Poets / This Is Madness (Charly)
African Fusion 2012

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