George Mpanga, known as George the Poet, records an episode of “Have You Heard George’s Podcast?” in front of a live audience in London, Sep 6, 2019. The rapper and spoken-word practitioner shot to fame in Britain as a musician in 2013. His podcast, which swept gold in five categories of the British Podcast Awards in May, brings music and poetry together, and adds some politics and social observation.

George the Poet is pushing podcasting’s limits

On “Have You Heard George’s Podcast?,” he creatively combines poetry, recorded phone calls, vox pop interviews, snippets of radio news and acted-out scenes, set to a cinematic soundtrack