Days 1&2: So You Think You Can Spit
Day 3: Dodging a Bullet
Day 4: Mic Check Group 1
Day 5: The Midst of the Storm
Day 6: Mic Check Group 2 aka I WON!
Day 7: I’m Headed to FINALS!
Tuesday, 2 Aug 11
Last night ROCKED!!!!! TJ and I got there early. We rehearsed and I didn’t mess up in rehearsal, I did mess up in the middle of my poem… I just hope my face didn’t show it..lol. I found the line that I dropped and went back to get it. It was amazing!
Like I mentioned yesterday, the topic was ” DC: Taxation without Representation”. I originally didn’t know where in the world I would begin with this topic. So, it hit me that many people may not know where the term originated or what it truly means. SO I thought that I would give them a history lesson. But then also let them know what it means in today’s world, specifically DC. And how did those two tie together? Well… it tied together because history was, in a way, repeating itself. So…. the thought was spun!
TJ opened with a Jimmy Hendrix-ish Star Spangled Banner intro and I opened with a remixed song version of the Pledge of Allegiance. The poem went something like this: Read the rest of this entry »