TV One’s New Show ‘Verses & Flow’ Looks To Bring Poetry To Life
New variety show, Verses & Flow, has been turning heads since the premier aired November 17. Host Harper hopes to introduce, “A wonderful opportunity to introduce genius to everybody.”
“Verses & Flow” runs Thursday evenings until December 22nd. Each show will consist of a performance by a neo-soul, R&B or Hip Hop artist, as well as spoken word and poetic performances by intriguing poets. Each episode is hosted by accomplished film, television and stage actor, and bestselling author, Hill Harper. Harper introduces each segment of the show, which also highlights the resurgence of spoken word.
Bringing a variety of entertainment and styles, the show on November 17th will included songstress Estelle and poets Javon Johnson, Charles Peters, and Chauncey Beaty. Upcoming shows will feature such talent as Tyrese, Pharoahe Monch, Angie Stone, Bone Crusher, Naturally 7, Melanie Fiona and Marsha Ambrosius.
Specifically designed to cater to the African-American audience, “Verses & Flow” found its home at TV One, which also targets this demographic. TV One airs shows that are geared to highlight a variety of subjects including but not limited to lifestyle, entertainment, concerts, documentaries, and movies. As Lexus’ broadcast partner, TV One will continue to deliver entertainment to the aforementioned audience.
In addition to the shows on TV One, exclusive content from “Verses and Flow” will appear on Lexus’ Luxury Awaits (www.luxuryawaits.com) portal. At this portal for African- Americans, Lexus will highlight stellar performances todemonstrate that not only does Luxury Await this audience…but compelling entertainment awaits them, as well.
“TV One’s new show, Verses & Flow, brings poetry tolife, offering viewers a rare chance to see spoken word performances from familiar music artists, right alongside world renowned poets.”
– The Urban Daily
Verses & Flow is a chance to “raise people’s consciousness and increase our brain cells. Not just mindless entertainment.” – Hill Harper in the Atlanta Journal Constitution
“Exciting programming.” – Dyana Williams, 100.3 WRNB
To watch previous episodes visit the Episode Guide.