Selby is a 21-year-old spoken word artist living in Bournemouth whose very existence questions the idea of poetry as an archaic art. Spoken word is a form of poetry that emphasises rhythm and delivery, and many modern artists have their roots in hip-hop. This link is helping to dispel preconceptions about the genre, as Selby explains further.
This video was produced alongside a written article which can be found here - bit.ly/WESQya
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