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ROB DZ – Spoken Word Night


ROB DZ – Spoken Word Night will be held Thursday, June 9 at Cafe CODA.

Rob Franklin, also known as Rob Dz, is the Media Projects Bubblerarian for the Madison Public Library. Dz is a leader in the soulful midwest hip hop movement.
As a Kennedy Center certified teaching artist for the Making Justice program, his primary residency focus is on Hip Hop, personal branding and spoken word as a positive form of self-expression. Franklin has held residencies with Madison youth in elementary, middle, and high schools, community centers, the Dane County Juvenile Detention Center and Juvenile Shelter Home, Neighborhood Intervention Program, Madison Jazz Consortium and with The Black Star Drum Line.
As a musician, he has performed with the likes of Nas, Eminem, Common, Talib Kweli, Dead Prez and others. In 2017, he was inducted to both the American Folklife Center at the Library Of Congress and The National Museum of African American History and Culture as a member of The Story Corps program.
Tickets: $10 cover