Badilisha Poetry X-Change is the largest online collective of African poets on the planet! Both an online audio archive & Pan-African poetry show delivered in radio format, Badilisha has showcased and archived over 350 Pan-African poets from 24 different countries. It reflects the myriad of rhythms and rhymes, voices, perspectives and aspirations from all corners of the globe.
Toronto-based, Caribbean-rooted spoken word poet MOTION joins renowned poets from across the Diaspora. From South Africa to Ghana, Canada to the Mozambique, Somalia and Zimbabwe to the UK, Badilisha is where international poets meet and showcase their creations in audio and print. Helmed by South African writer and poet Linda Kaoma, Badilisha features the works and profiles of such poets as Somali-UK’s Warsan Shire, Canada’s d’bi young, Titolope of Nigeria and USA’s Mahogany L. Browne. Representing word & sound Northside to Worldwide! >> @
*photo credit: Zahra Siddiqui