Wednesday, May 27, 2015 ♦ 10:30 AM
4544 N Lincoln Ave · · 773.728.6000
Grades: 6th - 12th
Poetic Pilgrimage are a female Hip Hop and Spoken Word duo who express the world as they see it through the art of rhyme. They are a rare act, being one of the few Muslim female outfits around that bring a refreshing perspective to issues of identity, global politics and women's issues inspired by their faith and legacy of their ancestors.
Born in Bristol to Jamaican parents they have been performing together as Poetic Pilgrimage for over 10 years creating a colorful landscape to their words with music that fuses Hip Hop with their Caribbean roots intertwined with Jazz, World Music, Electro Soul and more. They are also profound Spoken Word artists eager to share to the world their powerful messages of peace, unity and freedom.
Poetic Pilgrimage perform across the UK, US and Europe as well as South Africa and Morocco. They have shared stages with Talib Kweli, K-naan, Brother Ali, Bahamadia, Mutabaruka, Mr Lif and more. Poetic Pilgrimage are also workshop facilitators and value the ability to teach Poetry and Hip Hop to a younger generation with the purpose of creating positive interactions with others.