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WPU Concert & Comedy Series: Abyss & UpRite Lions

Belk Patio

Thu Sep 19th, 2013

07:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.


Spoken Word Poetry and Hip Hop Vocals

William Peace University and the phenoMEnal student spoken word club is proud to present Def Poetry artist Abyss with Uprite Lions as a FREE CONCERT.

WPU is pleased to host a return engagement and live performance by the famous spoken word artist Abyss.

In addition to Abyss, UpRite Lions, a hip hop vocal group that formed in 2008, will perform at the event.

Students of William Peace University will have the chance to perform alongside Abyss and UpRite Lions as they recite their own poetry and musical talents.

Following the performance, a meet and greet with the artists will held.

Abyss, whose name stands for A Bright Young Soul Searching, is a self-taught musician and has defined the realms of spoken word artistry since first entering the poetry arena.

An award-winning artist, Abyss has appeared on Home Box Offices’ (HBO) Def Poetry and Black Entertainment Television’s (BET) 106 & Park, and performed at the 12th Annual Gospel Choice Awards.

Additionally, Abyss was one of the original cast members of Somebodies, the first scripted sitcom in BET history.

A published author, musician, community activist, actor and motivational speaker, Abyss is committed to supporting community initiatives and equally focused on developing the talent of bright young musical artists of tomorrow.

Event Time: 7:30 p.m.

Event Location: Belk / Ross Patios

Tickets: FREE (reservations required)

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