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Saskatoon Slam Teams

Here is the list of the Saskatoon Slam Teams we’ve sent across the country (and sometimes across the city) to compete in the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word.

2011 Saskatoon Slam Team

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2011 Saskatoon Slam Team

Ahmad Majid is a new member of the Saskatoon Slam Team. He has been writing poetry and rap songs since he was 14, but only in the last few years has he brought his words to life on stage. Being an Iraqi Canadian in a post 9-11 world has influenced his work to be focused on social and political awareness and change. His influences include rap artists such as 2pac, Immortal Technique, and Blue Scholars, as well as spoken word legends Shihan, Black Ice, and Suheir Hammad. Ahmad is currently attending the University of Saskatchewan achieving a...

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2010 Saskatoon Slam Team

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2010 Saskatoon Slam Team

Megan Lane Megan Lane has been working as a musician/songwriter for the past eleven years, beginning her career at the age of twelve. Two years ago, Lane began to dabble in spoken word poetry. Taking some of the darker experiences from the road and turning them into poetry, Lane managed to place first in the 2009 Saskatoon poetry slam finals, and thus became part of Saskatoon’s first slam team, competing at the 2009 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Victoria, BC. Khodi Dill Khodi Dill has been writing poetry as well as fiction for over...

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