Words Beats & Life

Watch Past Performances

Video 6/9/2015: Rep Ya Hood: The Untold Stories of D.C. Neighborhoods

Poets and MCs in this city-wide spoken-word and rap competition face off for college scholarships. Presented in collaboration with Words Beats & Life and The Diamond Cutter DJs.

Video 9/27/2012: Capital One Community Night: Words Beats & Life

Words Beats & Life presents a back-to-school community night with a showcase of their best poets, breakdancers, DJs, and more.

Video 5/1/2012: DC Slam Team / Words, Beats, and Life

Writer, director, and performer Holly Bass hosts an event celebrating the Kennedy Center’s “What's Going On…NOW” campaign, featuring members of the DC Slam Team, a group comprised of local spoken word artists, and Words, Beats, and Life, an organization that works to transform individual lives and communities through hip hop.

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