On October 28th, the 1st annual Magic City Slamfest commenced at the historic Carver Theatre in Birmingham, AL. The poetry power couple B.Royalty hosted the evented that included the poetry clubs of Alabama A&M and Alabama State Universities. Other poets that performed included Soule Xpressions, Simba, and Ci Jae Westbrooks. The crowd were mesmerized by each team's performances, as well as the artistry displayed at the Theatre.
Each round was in a different format. The first round required a team poem, with two or more people performing. The second round was the prop round, where teams could use props while performing their poems. The final round was the diss round, where teams performed a battle piece against their opponent.
Anthony "Antski" Williams hyped the crowd with his extraordinary performance during the final judging. Everyone was on their feet as Antski performed his message. After the final judging, Alabama State University was declared the 1st Annual Magic City Slamfest champions!
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