Dizraeli

Dizraeli is a hip-hop artist, singer and spoken word artist whose style encompasses many genres from rap to folk. He won the BBC Radio 4 Poetry Slam and the UK Slam Championships, and has released albums as a solo artist, with DJ DownLow, and with his band the Small Gods.

Dizraeli reads Shelley's Ozymandius
Dizraeli reads Ozymandias
Dizraeli - Celebrate video
Celebrate
Interview with Dizraeli
Interview

 

 

 
 

 

‘Ozymandias’ written by the Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley explores themes of legacy and the ephemeral importance of humanity.

‘Celebrate’ by Dizraeli is written in response to Shelley’s ‘Ozymandias’ dealing with themes of legacy and remembering, as well as the cult of celebrity and the dystopian possibilities of the future.

Writing resources – Dizraeli and Percy Bysshe Shelley