"The city's best teenage poets" (The New York Times) take the stage with poetry and performance. Founded on the belief that teenagers can and must speak for themselves, Urban Word NYC has been at the forefront of the youth spoken word, poetry and hip-hop movements in New York City since 1999. Urban Word NYC presents literary arts education and youth development programs in the areas of creative writing, journalism, college prep, literature and hip-hop. The evening will also feature a return performance by MaG with Jon Braman and Arthur Lewis. MaG has been featured in popular media outlets such as BBC Radio, RCRD LBL, URB, BRM, and HipHopDX, and has performed at Webster Hall, Brooklyn Bowl, Piano's, S.O.B.'s, Southpaw, Public Assembly and other popular venues in New York City and throughout the U.S., continuing to spread his message of Hip-Hop/Soul music to the masses.