Abiodun Oyewole biography

Abiodun Oyewole

Vocals, Composer

1948 –

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Who is Abiodun Oyewole?

Abiodun Oyewole, is a poet, teacher and founding member of the American music and spoken-word group The Last Poets, which developed into what is considered to be the first hip hop group. Critic Jason Ankeny wrote, "With their politically charged raps, taut rhythms, and dedication to raising African-American consciousness, the Last Poets almost single-handedly laid the groundwork for the emergence of hip-hop."

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Born
1948
Cincinnati
Also known as
  • Oyewole, Abiodun
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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