Well...see, it was all a dream
to grab a microphone and stand
middle of the cypher while they wave their hands
to speak my truth and set my words free...
The LEGACY of hip-hop.
The LEGEND of oral tradition.
The GENIUS of the emcee.
SYNCING INK is back.
THE MIXTAPE: Live at Joe's Pub
Gordon wants to rhyme.
For respect. For admiration. For a beautiful woman.
The journey will take him deeper into hip-hop –– and his purpose.
With direction by Jeffrey Page (Beyoncé’s "The Formation World Tour"), playwright NSangou Njikam leads a voyage of discovery, revealing the sacrifice necessary to freestyle our truth.
Based on true events.
Elisha Lawson (NBC’s “Shades of Blue”)
McKenzie Frye (Tarrell Alvin McCraney’s WIG OUT)
Nuri Hazzard (“American Milkshake,” Sundance Film Festival)
Adesola Osakalumi (FELA!)
Kara Young (Public Theater’s PRETTY HUNGER)
NSangou Njikam (WHEN WE LEFT)
SYNCING INK had a co-world premiere at the Alley Theatre (Houston) and The Flea Theater (New York).
“Hip-hop here is spiritual, elemental and integral to the play’s world… When they rap, it has the urgency of life and death." – Time Out NY
“The show has an infectious energy.” – The New York Times