Born in Port-au-Prince in 1994, Ricot Marc Nicolson, better known as Nick the Marty, is a poet, journalist, committed Slammer, admirer of Grand Corps Malade, Adame Malicke and Minuscule. Nick Le Martyr chose the slam to claim the social problems of his country, the world, and the univer s
Monday, June 3, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – Released towards the end of the twentieth Century in the United States by a group of poets, Slam is a poetic movement and oraliture, which conquered Europe between 1990 and 2000, consisting of declaiming in public and cultural spaces.
Historically, pioneers of slam find that poetry was on a pedestal. They chose to convey their ideals in this way. A slammer is therefore a visionary artist, part of the Empathy Community and sensitive to claims. Thus, the majority of slamers are often artists committed to serving humanity or their communities.
In Haiti, this movement appeared in 2006 by the Collectif Feu-Vert and the Collectif Hors-jeu. Seven (7) years later, Nervno Son of Feather published the first album of SLAM, which is entitled TOWARDS BALLS
Since then, a panoply of young people are doing slam, in churches, schools, in ghettos. Here in Haiti, slamers are everywhere. This generation of slam is really engaged. One of the most committed slamers in this generation is the famous slayer Mimétik.
Nick The Martyr is on the side of the demands of the masses, it is for this very quickdraw that he said he is Slameur.
His first Slam M bezwen reyisi is a text where the poet denounces the critical situation that the Haitian youth is facing. M bezwen reyisi is a collective cry against the system.
“I am slam to denounce the destruction of my country, my people, and my culture,” said the artist.
Asked about the problem that slam is encountering in his flourishing in the country, Nick Le Martyr said the media in Haiti are not promoting slam. For Nick The Martyr, it is the genres Raboday, Konpa, Rap that interest the media.
The poet said to take refuge in a “dark district” of Port-au-Prince currently to work on his first album which s' will be entitled Plis ke sa . Before the publication of his first album, he prepares two pieces with slammer Negès Colas and Poly Talent.
Note that the NLM published More than that, Krim kont krim yo and Manman year pwezi .