Thursday, October 12, 2017

Rapper G Yamazawa at Pitt, October 21.

The University of Pittsburgh's Asian Student Alliance will bring rapper and spoken word poet G Yamazawa to Pitt on October 21.
Born in Durham, NC and raised by Japanese immigrants, "G" is widely considered one of the top young spoken word rapper and poets in the country. His art challenges American perspectives of race and culture.
⭐"G" is a National Poetry Slam Champion, Individual World Poetry Slam Finalist, and has toured 200 universities. He was also nominated for Best New Hip Hop Artist by the 2016 Carolina Music Awards.
⭐He's performed at the Sundance Film Festival and the Pentagon
⭐He co-founded Sacrificial Poets, a youth poetry organization that advocates for youth empowerment through political poetry
The event runs from 5:00 to 7:30 pm in Nordy's, in the ground floor of the William Pitt Union (map).