The EBook version of Dave Campbell’s “big bad slam poet” was released on August 4, 2011. This slam poetry EBook is available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iBooks and on the computer with iTunes. It is also available from lulu.com as an EPUB for the Adobe Digital Editions computer format.
The EBook includes all of the poems in the print version of the book that was published in October, 2009. Among the poems are “emergency”, “inspire”, “the way atlas shrugged”, and “kiss the scars”. Some of the poems in the EBook are also performed by Campbell (aka STRAT) on a CD that has the same title as the book and that was released in November, 2009.
Campbell, who died in 2008, won numerous poetry slams and rap battles. He is known to many in the Orlando area arts community and beyond as a talented poet and hip hop artist. He grew up in the Orlando area and refined his poetry and hip hop skills while working at various jobs. His book and his CD have insightful poems about relationships and life in general. The name of both the book and the CD are also the title of one of Campbell’s poems.