Marcel Khalifé (Arabic: مرسيل خليفة) was born in 1950 in Amchit, Mount-Lebanon. He studied the oud (the Arabic lute) at the Beirut National conservatory. His music works around the classical Arabic oud but also includes jazz piano and many other influences. His playing techniques expand far outside those of classical oud playing, however, and he is attributed for having greatly expanded the horizons of this traditional Arabic instrument.
There are multiple artists with this name: 1) John Sinclair (born October 2, 1941 in Flint, Michigan, United States) is a Detroit poet, one-time manager of the band MC5, and leader of the White Panther Party from November 1968 to July 1969. He was jailed in 1969 after giving two joints of marijuana to an undercover narcotics officer. His case received international attention when John Lennon performed at a benefit concert on his behalf in 1971.
Joolz Denby has been a professional writer, spoken word artist, photographer and illustrative artist for over twenty-six years. *She is an award-winning, multi-nominated novelist and is considered to be the UK's premier woman spoken-word artist ('the UK's Patti Smith') and an expert in the field of commisioned public poetry. Joolz has an international reputation for excellence in all her creative fields.
Robot Monk - aka Robert W. Monk - is a London based spoken word artist, intoning poe-try, philosophical ramblings and social (sur)realist diatribes over digital samples and loops since 2007.
The Last Poets are a spoken word/poetry group which formed in 1968 in Harlem, New York City, New York, United States. Spoken Word, Poetry group from New York, NY. The Last Poets is a group of poets and musicians who arose from the late 1960s African American civil rights movement's black nationalist thread. Their name is taken from a poem by the South African revolutionary poet Keorapetse Kgositsile, who believed he was in the last era of poetry before guns would take over.
Aesop Rock (born Ian Bavitz on June 5, 1976) is an alternative hip hop artist/producer from Northport, New York, United States. He has released six albums: "Music for Earthworms" (1997), "Float" (1999), "Labor Days" (2001), "Bazooka Tooth" (2003), "None Shall Pass" (2007 ) and "Skelethon" (2012). He is also a member of the groups Hail Mary Mallon, The Weathermen and Two of Every Animal.
You're at the end of your tether. Your workmates think you're a vile wee shit, your partner can't stand to look at you and people laugh at you on the street. You come home to your drab wee council flat and spend the evening recollecting all the things that have gone wrong in your life.You think "if I die, will anyone notice I'm gone?" Then you realise- you have nothing left to live for. You find a shotgun amongst the detritus of your meagre personal belongings and you put it under your chin. You're about to pull the trigger when you hear something.
There are several artists called James Wright:
1. James Wright is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet.
2. James Wright is a multi-genre musician from Northern Ireland who used to write music under the alias 'Paranoid'. His music is often in the style of electronic, mostly ambient.
3. James Wright is a British experimental rock musician who had previously worked under the name 'G