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Luka History Books

I am deeply honoured and humbled to have, Greek-Australian Poet and Hip Hop Artist, Luka Lesson as the first 2013 special guest on this blog.  At the beginning of this month, I had the honour in meeting and performing spoken word alongside Luka Lesson during his visit to Auckland, New Zealand. He was the featured poet for our South Auckland Poets Collective show which was held at the Mangere Arts Centre. I also got the chance to sit in on one of his spoken word workshops while he was in Auckland which was great. He is a humble guy with a genuine heart.

Luka is both a Hip-hop artist and performance poet. His latest album Please Resist Me is a powerful combination of the two: 17 tracks of love, social change, ancestral pathways and internal ruminations. A winner of Slams, including the Australian Poetry Slam final & Melbourne Poetry Festival…

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