BBC Introducing Homegrown with Ras Kwame
- Alternative title
- Hip Hop Shakespeare Winners
- 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’.
- Great Britain
- Transmission details
- 20 Sep 2009 at 19:00 (Channel: BBC 1Xtra)
- 180 mins
- Production type
- Much Ado About Nothing
- Drama; Music
- Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); teenagers; musical adaptations; Hip Hop; Hip Hop Shakespeare Company
- 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)
- 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)
- Recorded live at Maida Vale studios.
- Source: Radio Times, TRILT Database (Identifier number 01178C51), BBC programme information http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00mtz53 (accessed 6/2011)
- The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
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