Category: Dub Poetry

Episode 091: 18 Year Old Xiuhtezcatl Throwing Down for The Land & People

This post was originally published on this site  What’s up! Welcome to the latest edition of The Rebel Beat for November 2018! Our special guest on the show this month is Xiuhtezcatl! Xiuhtezcatl is maybe the busiest, fiercest, and most accomplished 18-year old we’ve ever spoken with. He’s an Indigenous hip-hop artist based out of… Read more »

The Rebel Beat 087: Sounding off with the anarchist music journalists

This post was originally published on this site  This month’s episode of The Rebel Beat podcast features an interview with two people who are huge inspirations for the work we do on this show – Ron Sakolsky and Sheila Knopper. They’re anarchists. They’re grassroots music journalists. They’re radio pirates. And among them, they’ve got a… Read more »

The Rebel Beat 084: May Day Special!

This post was originally published on this site  May 1st is May Day. It is your day. It is our day. It is a day to take back time from the bosses, landlords, and rulers of this Earth, and a day to celebrate resistance. Let this be your soundtrack. The Rebel Beat is back with… Read more »

The Rebel Beat 076: Lillian Allen Fights Back with Dub Poetry

This post was originally published on this site  Welcome back to another edition of The Rebel Beat, a Firebrand Records podcast! Our special guest on the program this month is a Jamaican dub poet who is considered by some to be the god-mother of rap, hip-hop, and spoken word. She is a writer, educator, and… Read more »