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Who is Abiodun Oyewole?
Abiodun Oyewole, is a poet, teacher and founding member of the American music and spoken-word group The Last Poets, which developed into what is considered to be the first hip hop group. Critic Jason Ankeny wrote, "With their politically charged raps, taut rhythms, and dedication to raising African-American consciousness, the Last Poets almost single-handedly laid the groundwork for the emergence of hip-hop.
- also known as Oyewole, Abiodun
- born in (68 years ago) in Cincinnati
- ethnicity: African American
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Musician
- member of musical group The Last Poets
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What It Means to Be Black Now by Touré, Michael Eric Dyson
Abiodun Oyewole is a poet, teacher, and founding member of the legendary ...
by Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama
Abiodun Oyewole, David Nelson, Gylan Kain, and Felipe Luciano were among the founders; other original Last Poets were Umar Bin Hassan, Suliaman El Hadi, and Jalal Nurridin. Of the seven, Oyewole and Bin Hassan have sustained ...
In the group's various incarnations, the artists constituting the Last Poets have included Abiodun Oyewole, David Nelson, Gylan Kain, Umar Bin Hassan, Felipe Luciano, Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, and Suliaman El Hadi. The Last Poets evolved ...
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