Hip Hop Music & Mentoring
WITH THE BIRTH OF HIP HOP, NEW YORK’S YOUNG PEOPLE CHANGED THE WORLD.
They can do it again.
New York was already one of the world’s great centers for arts and music when its children transformed world culture with the birth of Hip Hop in the 1970s. They repurposed technologies like turntables and spray cans; reimagined uses for discarded cardboard; and remixed expressions of hope and opportunity. The results of that ingenuity: the multidimensional elements of Hip Hop born of young people, nourished in struggle, and cultivated in communities overcoming poverty. READ MORE.