RANDOM ACTS : LAST POETS

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5 films from ‘the Godfathers of Hip Hop’ shot on location in Harlem.

Random Acts on Channel 4


Directed by James Jessett for Channel 4

5 x 3 minutes

THIS IS MADNESS

A blistering performance from the Last Poets filmed in 2013, in Harlem.

NIGGAZ ARE SCARED OF REVOLUTION

The Last Poets perform one of their most famous pieces from 1970 live in Harlem in 2013.

WHEN THE REVOLUTION COMES

A call to arms from the Last Poets first performed in 1970.

INVOCATION

Abiodun Oyewole reflects on how the Last Poets joined together as a group and how a South African poet inspired their name.

PERSONAL THINGS

Umar Bin Hassan muses on how a life unfolds.