Remembering Kain the Poet: A Tribute to the Late Gylan Kain

NEW YORK, NY (05/23/2024) (readMedia)-- On Friday, family, friends, and community members will gather to pay tribute to Gylan Kain, the Harlem-born poet and performer, and founder of the Last Poets. Kain sadly passed away earlier this year at the age of 81. Those who knew him and celebrated him throughout his life are hosting a tribute for the late artist Friday evening, featuring the remaining living members of the Last Poets, including Abiodun Oyewole, David Nelson, and Felipe Luciano. Founded in the 1960s, the Last Poets played a pivotal role in the evolution of rap music for decades to come.

Press are welcome to attend, but an RSVP is necessary. Please contact Ana Hall at ana@pythiapublic to RSVP ahead of Friday's event.


Family/friends of Gylan Kain, the remaining members of the Original Last Poets, Felipe Luciano, and more.


 Remembering Kain the Poet: A tribute to the late Gylan Kain

WHEN: Friday May 24, 2024 at 06:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
WHERE: Richard Beavers Gallery
14 Wooster St
New York, New York 10013