"Power’s" Omari Hardwick Launching Hip Hop Poem Podcast

New York, NY – Power‘s Omari Hardwick broadcasts a brand new podcast centered round Hip Hop and spoken phrase titled, Poetics

The podcast’s first season will debut the Luminary Network on May 2, 2019.

The announcement got here a Billboard exclusive Wednesday (March 13).

Hardwick will host a bevy of Hip Hop artists to debate their admiration for the style in addition to check their spoken phrase capacity. He describes the present, saying, “I’m asking rappers to come back in and sit down and recite a poem, lose the machismo. Poetry has a vulnerability that rap and MC’ing doesn’t. You gotta be weak. That type of takes it to a different stage and provides [artists] a distinct look.”

Alex Nagel, co-creator and govt producer, commented on the present’s area of interest, explaining, Poetics brings to its viewers an expertise that calls again to the cinematic vibe. Omari encourages friends to go deep, and we improve that storytelling with a dope soundscape. It’s not like an interview that you simply hear on a whole lot of podcasts.”

Poetics first season friends will embody, Wyclef Jean, Dave East, Big Daddy Kane, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and extra.

This is Hardwick’s first endeavor exterior his five-year position as Ghost on the STARZ crime drama, Power. He will reprise that position on the present’s upcoming sixth season set to launch the summer season of 2019.