It was 4/20 and we DIDN’T do a “420” show? No, In celebration of National Poetry Month, we presented the annual “WORD BEAT I POWA” dub poetry/poetry/spoken word special. The dub poets included Linton Kwesi Johnson, Mutabaruka, Yasus Afari, Jazzmin Tutum, Jean Binta Breeze, Ras Takura, Desmond Faada Johnson, Haji Mike, Oku Onuora, Brain Damage (ft. Suzanne Thoma). More poetry, toasting, and spoken word from Jack Kerouac, DJ Oil, e.g. bailey, U-Roy, I-Roy, Sister Nancy, Big Youth, Lee “Scratch” Perry, The Selecter, Prince Jazzbo, Stiller & Meara, The Last Poets, The Special AKA (ft. Rhoda Dakar), Laura Esterman & cast, and more.