"You Can Do It (baby)"- Nuyorican
Soul & George Benson
A student of the Nuyorican
School of Poetry, Perdomo blends a powerful concoction of music, lyricism, playfulness, performance, political fire, raw storytelling, truth (or rather, the search for it), and the reinvention of language and the self.
Synopsis: In "Our Nuyorican
Thing: The Birth of A Self-Made Identity", poet, writer and activist Samuel Diaz Carrion explores what being 'Nuyorican
' is and what it means.
Instead, it is younger generations who continue to are developing new sounds as a result of immigration and cultural exchange: first, house and Nuyorican
soul in the 1990s and, today, reggaeton and Latin trap.
Editor of the Nuyorican
Women Writers Anthology published in City University of New York's Voices e/Magazine, she is a guest curator for the Museum of American Poetics, and assistant editor for Eco-poetry.org.
Lopez will executive producer "A Step Away" alongside "Young & Hungry" creator, David Holden, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas' Nuyorican
Productions and Universal Televisions.
Poets Cafe (http:// www.nuyorican.org/) has a great site.
The Masters at Work and Nuyorican
Soul star will be spinning at the new venue of the Great Baltic Warehouse on Saturday, October 29.
Jennifer Lopez will executive produce a legal drama in development at CBS through her production company Nuyorican
Lopez will co-produce the film through her company, Nuyorican
Productions, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
It begins with an overview of the dream of independence as represented in the work of Nuyorican
poets, critically examining the relationship between history, belonging and national mythology that emerges in their work.
In the introduction, Coval explains: "This is the story of how generations of young people reared on hip-hop culture and aesthetics took to the page and poem and microphone to create a movement in American Letters in the tradition of Black Arts, Nuyorican
, and Beat Generations and add to it and innovate on top."