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BBC Introducing Homegrown with Ras Kwame

Alternative title
Hip Hop Shakespeare Winners
Synopsis
Special radio Hip Hop Shakespeare session featuring artists Bashy and Akala. Hosted by Ras Kwame. The five winners of the BBC Blast competition, where young adults between the ages of 13-19 were invited to rap, sing or perform a spoken word inspired by Shakespeare, get the chance to show their skills alongside hip hop artists Bashy and Akala on this Maida Vale recording session which features three winning entries: ‘Heroes Much Ado’, ‘Destroy The Beauty’, ‘Am I King’.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
20 Sep 2009 at 19:00 (Channel: BBC 1Xtra)
Duration
180 mins

Credits

Contributor
Akala; Bashy; Ras Kwame

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); teenagers; musical adaptations; Hip Hop; Hip Hop Shakespeare Company

Notes

Notes
Tracks by competition winners can be listened to on the BBC Blast website http://www.bbc.co.uk/blast/music_audio/hip_hop_shakespeare_competition/66026 (accessed 6/2011)
General
Details of the BBC Blast competition are available at the BBC Blast website http://www.bbc.co.uk/blast/music_audio/hip_hop_shakespeare_competition/66026 (accessed 6/2011)
History
Recorded live at Maida Vale studios.
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, TRILT Database (Identifier number 01178C51), BBC programme information http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00mtz53 (accessed 6/2011)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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