"We defend ourselves with the knowledge we possess."
Okantah, The Muntu Kuntu Energy Poet
Muntu Kuntu Energy Poetry and Music
"[Okantah] challenges us to close generational divides, go beneath the surface of consumer culture, overturn the contradictions of American democracy and rediscover ourselves. Finally, [a poet] ... that bridges the gap between the Black Arts Movement and the Hip Hop explosion. Mwatabu Okantah is a clear voice, reminding us of the Black poet's responsibility to rhyme and resist."
The Hip-Hop Generation: Young Blacks and the Crisis in African American Culture