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Nadia Rose, RA & Hak Baker share in-cell writing tips with National Prison Radio

BARS is National Prison Radio’s new show all about lyrics and verses.

We’re delighted that it’s been nominated as Best Music Entertainment Show in the 2021 Audio and Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS), with the winners announced later this month.

Produced by the legends at Folded Wing and made possible with funding from the Audio Content Fund, it’s the place to hear advice from those in the know on how to write bars, lyrics and verses.

Each week, host Brenda Birungi, aka Lady Unchained, is joined by rappers, poets and spoken word artists to break down the art of writing before playing some instrumentals so listeners can flex their stuff in cell.

For large parts of the past year, prison education and activities have been on hold due to coronavirus, so we wanted to give our listeners a chance to work their creative muscles.

Giving the National Prison Radio audience the inspiration and tools to be able to put pen to paper and share their own story.

Already this season we’ve had tips, tricks and techniques from the likes of RA, Nadia Rose, Hak Baker, Awate, Cristale and plenty more.

Here’s some of the best stuff we’ve learned so far:

Cristale


Teks Sinatra

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