R.H.Y.M.E

Rhymes Help Young Minds Excel

R.H.Y.M.E encourages, equips, and empowers students with Mic Skills and Life Skills through the art of emceeing, music and mentoring.

Why R.H.Y.M.E?

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.

Five x Five

The Five Elements of Hip Hop

… satisfy five core social and emotional needs:

  • A Voice (Emcees)
  • A Name (Graffiti)
  • A Movement (Breakin’)
  • A Community (DJs)
  • Power (Knowledge).

That’s why we teach them.

Meet Thrive Collective’s hip hop director Randy Mason.

Enjoy R.H.Y.M.E Music Videos & More

R.H.Y.M.E students write, perform, and record original songs; and produce music videos for distribution online, cyphers, or showcase events. Subscribe.

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Love Over Everything (2022)

Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub

Tell 'Em (2022)

The Point CDC

Find Our Way (2022)

Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub

Turn Up the Value (2018)

Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub

The Cypher

Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub

Books, Beats & Bars: DJ Kool Herc (2022)

Bronx Arts Elementary School

Books, Beats & Bars: Planting Stories (2022)

Bronx Arts Elementary School

Books, Beats & Bars: The Turtle Ship (2022)

Bronx Arts Elementary

Believers (2022)

Bronx Arts Elementary School

Way Up (2022)

PS/MS 105 (Queens)

Hard Work Pays Off (2022)

PS/MS 105 (Queens)

R.I.C.H. (2022)

PS/MS 105 (Queens)

My Passion (2022)

Renaissance School of the Arts (Manhattan)

Climb (2022)

PS/MS 42 (Queens)

Reach High (2020)

PS/MS 188 (Manhattan)

Better Way (2022)

Harlem Renaissance Academy (Manhattan)

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