Malachi Smith @ Miami Dade College, North Campus
During National Poetry Month, Malachi Smith, the internationally renowned dub poet, will be reading from Scream, his latest CD, at Miami Dade College, North Campus, on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.
The son of a preacher, Malachi was born in Westmoreland, Jamaica. At the tender age of eight, Malachi began writing poetry and recorded his first poem “Kimbo to Kimbo” in 1979. Following on this early success, Malachi became a founding member of Poets in Unity at the Jamaica School of Drama and went on to produce many other CDs such as Blacker the Berry - The Sweeter the Cherry, Throw Two Punch, Middle Passage, and Luv Dub Fever.
In 2009, Malachi won the Outstanding Writer award for the Jamaica Development Commission's Creative Writing Competition. A retired member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force and a graduate of Miami Dade College, Malachi is based in Miami.
10:00 am to 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Rooms 3249--Halls A&C
Miami Dade College, North Campus
11380 NW 27 Avenue,
Miami, FL 33167
This performance is free and open to the public.