New York, NY – Power‘s Omari Hardwick declares a brand new podcast centered round Hip Hop and spoken phrase titled, Poetics

The podcast’s first season will debut the Luminary Network on May 2, 2019.

The announcement got here a Billboard exclusive Wednesday (March 13).

Hardwick will host a bevy of Hip Hop artists to debate their admiration for the style in addition to take a look at their spoken phrase capacity. He describes the present, saying, “I’m asking rappers to return in and sit down and recite a poem, lose the machismo. Poetry has a vulnerability that rap and MC’ing doesn’t. You gotta be susceptible. That sort of takes it to a different stage and provides [artists] a special look.”

Alex Nagel, co-creator and govt producer, commented on the present’s area of interest, explaining, Poetics brings to its viewers an expertise that calls again to the cinematic vibe. Omari encourages friends to go deep, and we improve that storytelling with a dope soundscape. It’s not like an interview that you just hear on quite a lot of podcasts.”

Poetics first season friends will embody, Wyclef Jean, Dave East, Big Daddy Kane, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and extra.

This is Hardwick’s first endeavor outdoors his five-year function as Ghost on the STARZ crime drama, Power. He will reprise that function on the present’s upcoming sixth season set to launch the summer time of 2019.