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St. Patrick’s Festival presents

TALKATIVES: Rhythm and Poetry Slam

Think Hip-Hop Cypher Meets Poetry Slam. Think Def Jam Poetry Meets Rap Battle.

Think Hip-Hop Cypher Meets Poetry Slam. Think Def Jam Poetry Meets Rap Battle.The rhythm and poetry slam TALKATIVES features 4 rappers and 4 poets who will battle it out, judged on their flow, content and performance. A panel of 3 judges including Dublin’s leading rap poets plus the audience will make the final decision with the winner receiving a prize of €200!

Hosted by the WeareGriot crew

FeliSpeaks

(Aka Felicia Olusanya) is a young Nigerian-Irish poet, performer & playwright. Having recently been nominated ‘Best Performer’ by Dublin Fringe Festival 2018 for her performance in ‘Boychild’, co-written by Dagogo Hart and herself.

Samuel Yakura

Is an Art Enthusiast who finds expression through the performing arts. During the day, he's a building engineer by profession and at night he becomes the writer and performance poet.

Dagogo Hart

Is a Dublin based poet, writer and spoken word artist performing in Dublin. A 2017 Slam Sunday grand slam winner and All Ireland poetry slam finalist. His poetry is inspired by his hometown in Lagos, Nigeria and his experience since moving to Ireland.

DJ Will Doyle, from 10pm until midnight.

Proudly supported by Hennessy.