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Rich Dampare Smartt

dramatist. lyricist. spoken word artist, fka [verb]swish.


Standard of The Evening (single) Written by Rich Dampare Smartt Produced by Rome, Myrrhsea

Teach-err, Teach-err (LP) , Supported by Arts Council, England

Written and Performed by Rich Dampare Smartt Produced by Gavin Holligan at The Groove Lab, London Guitar: Michael Kiwanuka, Femi Temowo, Eric Appapoulay Bass: Michael “SmooveGroove” Hamilton Drums: Ginger Hamilton Vocals: Abimaro, MyrrhSea, Taylor Lane, Sister Jones


Rich Dampare Smartt is a multidisciplinary creative writer from South London. His approach to storytelling evolved from a visual style of spoken word he's performed at venues and literature festivals up and down the UK.


enquiries / commissions: dampare@hey.com