USS Oompa

Union Square Slam Presents: OOMPA

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Union Square Slam Presents: OOMPA
May 30, 2017 7:30 PM
May 30, 2017 9:30 PM
Suggested $5-10 donation
Union Square Slam
May 22, 2017
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division @ The Center
212 620 7310 ext. 300
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
USS Oompa


*Mark your calendars: the last Tuesday of every month will feature a local musical performer.*
Tonight we have the helluv incomparable Oompa coming through. Prepare to unlearn whatever you thought you knew about hip hop and lyricism, cuz Oomp gon’ learn you real quick.
About our Show:

7:30pm: Sign-ups and Socialize
8:00pm: Open Mic (Music + Poetry Are Welcomed Here!)
8:45pm: Oompa

All Ages // Wheelchair Accessible
Open Mic // Suggested $5-10 donation
About our Feature:
Oompa is a nationally-renowned, boston-born, poet, educator, and lyricist who is forever representing the queer, black, orphaned, hood kids an’ nem. Oompa is the winner of the 2017 Women of the World Poetry Slam, and a finalist at the 2017 National Poetry Slam. Her work has been featured in Huffington Post, Allston Pudding, Mass Apparel, and KillerBoomBox among others. Oompa’s debut album, Nov. 3, was named one of Dig Boston’s Top 30 Local Albums of 2016, one of Allston Pudding’s Favorite albums of 2016, and her sound has compared to that of Lauryn Hill, J.Cole, and Talib Kweli. Most notably, she is her nephews’ favorite of all time. Currently based in Boston, MA, Oompa is an organizer, mentor, and coach, as well as a member of media brand and collective Hipstory, and co-slam master of The House House Slam.
Twitter: @oompoutloud
Instagram: @oompoutloud
Facebook: Oompa
E-mail: Soundcloud: @oompoutloud