Opened 31 Jan 2014
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Jonzi D has been actively involved in British hip-hop culture, rapping and b-boying in clubs and on the street since its inception in the early 80's. After graduating from the London Contemporary Dance School in 1992, he has performed all over the world.
Lyrikal Fearta is a three part piece, each of which is underpinned by hip-hop but is universal and enthused enough to be interpreted and enjoyed completely by not just fans of the culture but anyone. The show's introduction is handled by local artists Innuendo, Nicky Trad, and 2K - perfectly opening up the stage for a piece, featuring Ivan Blackstock, discussing the generational division within the hip-hop community facilitated by the juggernaut-like acceleration to dominance of rap music throughout the western world. Jonzi's acclaimed solo The Letter closes the show with Jonzi visualizing his response to being offered an MBE, using choreopoetry to examine a wide variation of responses and points of view as Jonzi struggles to decide upon an appropriate answer.
The event takes place at The Black-E, Great George Street, Liverpool, L1 5EW. Tel: 0151 709 5109