Hip Hop

Books Beats & Bars The Pura Belpré Song

R.H.Y.M.E x Bronx Arts Elementary x The Point CDC For this edition of Books Beats & Bars, Bronx Arts Elementary scholars learned about the life of Pura Belpré, a Puerto Rican pioneer who helped to change the landscape of literacy in NYC in the 1920s. Scholars wrote bars inspired by the book “Planting Stories” The…

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The Turtle Ship

R.H.Y.M.E x The Point CDC x Bronx Arts Elementary This edition of Books Beats & Bars features Bronx Arts Elementary students rapping their version of the Turtle Ship story inspired by the book “The Turtle Ship” written by Helena Ku Rhee and illustrated by Colleen Kong Savage. A Geobukseon, also known as turtle ship, was a…

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The Cypher

R.H.Y.M.E x LRYOH Harlem NYC youth come together to write and record “The Cypher” In Hip-Hop, there is what’s known as a cypher. It’s where artists physically come together to participate in a dynamic exchange of ideas and experiences. A cypher forms a human circle where everyone is visible and in it together–equally. It’s an…

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Rutgers RHYME: A New Work In Newark

R.H.Y.M.E x Rutgers University R.H.Y.M.E 2022 summer semester features an incredible group of Newark Middle and High School students who came together at Rutgers University to connect and create. Participants met four days a week for four weeks to learn about Hip hop art and culture, basic songwriting, music recording, performance, collaboration, communication, creativity and…

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Still Achieve (2022): Music Video Premier

@r.h.y.m.e_nyc @nycthrive strikes again! Nothing quite like summertime in the South Bronx! This summer we @nycthrive collaborated with our partners at @bronxconnect to facilitate our @r.h.y.m.e_nyc Hip Hop music and mentoring program with a great group of Bronx youth. Over the course of a few weeks participants wrote, recorded and ultimately produced a song and music video “Still Achieve” Watch and listen to…

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WAY UP PS/MS 105 OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

R.H.Y.M.E x PS/MS 105 QUEENS After a home run spring semester at PS/MS 105 where students from three 8th grade classes worked together to produce 3 songs and 3 music videos; R.H.Y.M.E returns to PS/MS105 for an intensive 4 week summer program. This time 3 groups of 6th grade Summer rising students record an original…

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L.O.V.E OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

LRYOH (Living redemption Youth Opportunity Hub) x Thrive Collective “L.O.V.E” (Love Over Violence Every time) is a Harlem youth led music and mural project produced in just four weeks during the month of June, National Gun Violence Awareness Month. Participants came together to interpret the theme Love Over Violence Every time lyrically and visually by writing…

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HWPO HARD WORK PAYS OFF PS/MS 105 Q CLASS 302

Thrive Collective R.H.Y.M.E Rhymes Help Young Minds Excel music and mentoring youth program in partnership with Speak Lyfe, Projectivity and PS/MS 105 Q The Bay School Class 302, presents “HWPO” (HARD WORK PAYS OFF) Students of class 302 know a thing or two about hard work. Whether in the classroom, in the community or at…

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