As I Am from alan spearman on Vimeo. I haven’t blogged in a long time, but when I saw this posted on my friend Luam Kidane’s wall I had to share it. I don’t really have anything to say about it, just watch it. Thank you Luam Kidane and Jamilah Malika for putting me on.
Tag Archives: Spoken Word
Ian Kamau (A Long Walk 2 of 3)_ Prayers from Ian Kamau on Vimeo. This is the second instalment of the short video, spoken word series of mine directed by Marcos Fantu in different parts of downtown Toronto (click HERE to see Part 1). It is an acapella version of the song ‘Prayers’ originally featuring […]
Ian Kamau_ The Village (One Day Soon) from Ian Kamau on Vimeo. This video for The Village is the first full video of of the album One Day Soon. The video was directed and edited by Marcos Fantu, who lives just down the street from me in Esplanade. Both the song and the album are […]
11/11/11 Ian Kamau / Keisha Monique (event promo) from Ian Kamau on Vimeo. This little video was directed and edited by myself and shot by Andrea Roberts. I am officially releasing ‘One Day Soon‘ on 11/11/11 (November 11, 2011) with my friend Keisha Monique who is pre-releasing her first book entitled ‘Because We Were Born.’ […]
GET COCOONS EP (PAY WHAT YOU CAN) Yesterday I decided to let go of some songs that I’ve been holding onto. The songs on the Cocoons EP are songs that didn’t make it onto One Day Soon, the album that I’ve been working on that is due out Oct 7, 2011. Cocoons like One Day […]
I shot this simple video for Misunderstood over a year with Nabil Shash in Esplanade. I came up with the basic concept and we rented a camera using his fathers credit card (thank you Nabil’s Dad) and shot two videos in a weekend. It is not the first of our collaborations as Nabil shot Love […]
My boy Narcy asked me to come out on stage during his feature performance at Speak Out Poetry.
Performance at Manifesto Festival in 2008.