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Harrisburg Hip Hop Debate

 

 

“All About Bridging the Gap in Hip Hop Culture”

Hip Hop was formed in an economic struggle that gains over a billion dollars per year. Through the financial up-bring in Hip Hop many artist only seen maybe 1% of the profit. It will take at lease 10 years as a sign artist to become a millionaire and still owning their labels a percentage of their profit.

Hip Hop and its elements has been replaced with Violence, Ego-Tripping,verbal and physical attack on one another.
Male Rap Artist showing off their Overly Masculinity and anger issues towards Black Woman as Black Woman are expressing their anger towards one another.

The Birth of Hip Hip was around the 1970’s in the South and West Bronx. The culture has spread throughout the country as many incorporated their own platform. Hip Hop timeline between 1970 through 1989 have given the voice of freedom, hope and encouragement as it fought against the Oppression, Violences and Racism.

In the mid 90’s the sound of Social Consciousness had vanished. Drugs, Money and Violence had become the new trend called “Gangsta Rap”. The Back Pack Emcees still dominated The Underground Movement but the main focus was to keep the Gangsta’ sound as the primary voice of the culture. Radio Stations had begun to program music in replace of the Dj’s. Record labels had paid radio stations to promote a certain song in heavy rotation around a certain hour of the day in difference Urban Demographic Areas.

In the 2000 /Millennium, the social Media and internet gave many artist a freedom to promote their music. Youtube gave many viewers a visual on the variety of music and sounds worldwide. But also gave an insight and un-sensor on the violence and brutal attack in the Black Community through their music. As many weight in about Hip Hop and Violences there is a group defending the controversy saying its art.

Hip Hop and Rap Music have always influence the black culture whether their dealing with depression or tap into the spirit to wild-out. Hip Hop and Music which its to separate entity has always unified all elements as a form of Peace. On May 20, 2017 in the awake of Hip Hop Appreciation Hip Hop Education will host the 1 Annual Hip Hop Debate. The panelist of Young and Older Hip Hop Artist of all elements who have different views on the state of Hip Hop and the influences on today’s generation will debate of the issues and create a solution.

Hip Hop Debate Part 1
Topics:
Who’s your Boss?
Lawsuit Artist are facing when fighting to become independent.
Should Rappers be held Accountable for their violence lyrics?
Is Mumbling Rap Acceptable or UnAcceptable?
The Un-Expectance of Dark-Skin Woman.
Don’t Blame Hip Hop for the violence in the community.
Bridging the Gap

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Kool Dj Red Alert return to the Airways


Every Saturday from 6:00pm -7:00pm on WBLS New York City
If you live out of the New York City Tri-State
go to www.wbls.com

On September 12,2016, Kool Dj Red Alert will launch his website.
http://www.thekoolestlegend.com

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The Bronx Boys Rocking Crew 41th Anniversary

Calling All B-Boys, B-Girls and Rockers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Bronx Boys Rocking Crew 41th Anniversary
October 8,2016
7:00pm-12:00pm
1125 Grand Concourse
South Bronx, New York

TBB/TBG ROCKING CREW is a global organization consisting of B-boys, B-Girls, Graffiti writers, Emcees, DJs, Educators, Activists, Students, Parents, and so much more. We represent the roots of Hip-Hop. Our main method of expression is the dance and our crew has created a legacy of innovation and creation that has stood strong for 40 years. Our members have contributed to the foundation of Rocking and we are one of the cornerstones of Hip-Hop Culture. -TBB/TBG

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Hip Hop Against Violence 2016-17

JAM MASTER JAY FOUNDATION FOR YOUTH/EMBRACING A.R.M.S & HIP HOP ED 4 YOUTH
PRESENTS:
HIP HOP AGAINST VIOLENCES 2016-17

We are preparing for the 2016 HIP HOP AGAINST VIOLENCE School Tour Seminar and Workshop for 2016-17 School Year.

This year event Theme is Hip Hop Education and Mental Heath in the Inner-City community.
This year Topics will include:
-Importance of merging Hip Hop and Education
-Mental Health/ Counseling Service for our Youth and Families
-Anger Management/ Behavior Modification
-Leadership
-Guns Control and Violences
and Performances
We are looking forward for your support as we work towards Ending the Violence in our Community, Music Culture, and Youth/Teens.

PLEASE WATCH OUR VIDEO’S and TWO DOCUMENTARIES!

 

 

 

 

 

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5 ELEMENTS OF HIP HOP

5 Elements of Hip Hop
By Michele Hairston©2016

5th (Knowledge) Wisdom and Overstanding (Lost Element in Hip Hop )
The Knowledge and Facts on Hip Hop Culture and History. The 5th is the most important Element in Hip Hop because it create an awareness, experience and understanding. Without the knowledge of Hip Hop the Artist or Educator will mislead the history , lack experience and concept.

1st (GRAFFITI ART)-Aerosol, Writer, Burner, Tagging, Wild Style, Throw-Up, Phase 2 etc.
Used as a form of visual and Urban Art Expression through Image or creative writing on Building, Black Books,Clothing, Trains, Promotional Flyers and Canvas with the used of Spray Cans, Markers and Sharpie and more.

2nd Dj (Turntablist, Turntablism, Mixing, Cutting, Scratching and Spinning
The Art of Spinning two records back and forth which it include, Scratching and Mixing. The Dj plays two records to extend the break beat of the song. The Dj is the most important person in Hip Hop because He/She hold the music for the Emcees, Breakers, Graffiti Artist as well the Partiers , and the Performance.

3rd (Breaking) Bboy/Bgirl  Break Girl ,Break Boy, Bong-Yong, Break Dance, 
Original Hip Hop & Street Dancers who Break to a Break Beat or battle his/ her opponent by using different  Footwork, Windmills, Head Spins , Power-moves , Backspin and Freezes as apart of their dance.

(Breaking is not apart of the Sport its a Lifestyle)

4th (EMCEE/M.C)- Lyricist, Rhyming ,Artist
Master of Ceremony or Individual who Move the Crowd using an acapella or instrumental beat through his/her Poetic , Lyrical or Rhythmic skills by telling a story, battling or performing to entertain an audience.

Hip Hop in Harrisburg School District

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Hip Hop Educator/ Instructors Ms. Michele & Zulu Bratz Film By Michele Hairston©

The Bboy workshop is a class which target Students who lack in Social Skills ,Emotional and Behavioral Problems from grades 1st- 12th, we teach the basic skills of Foundation, Musicality, Fundamentals and more important the History of the original Hip Hop Dance.

Our Mission is to Bridge a Gap and promote a better Social and Communication skills through Breaking and Education System. Here is a small Documentary that was created by my 1st- 5th Grade Breaking Class in Harrisburg School District. Enjoy! 

Who is Rugz Rattz

HIP HOP CHILD OF THE WEEK

NOVEMBER 18TH -NOVEMBER 23RD 

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A dedicated Bboy who believe in the culture is a live saver especially for his generation. Rugz Rattz, The Younest Bboy in Harrisburg Pennsylvania, a member of the Universal Zulu Nation Youth Chapter called Zulu Bratz, Harrisburg City Breakers bboy crew and a very energetic 12-year-old youth. His bboy career started by watching his sister and brothers enter competition, doing street battles and watching his favorite bboy Gravity from 5 Dynasty crew. His first competition was a street battle in Harrisburg Pennsylvania against another city called York Pennsylvania who were Bboys as well. He took the initiative to jump in the battle to show his skills.

He studied the culture and was trained by his sister BGirl Sassie and Brother Lil Mikey Ice who is in the same crew as him. As time went on  Rugz Rattz travel up and down the east coast battling different crews from all over the world. He been in International Bboy competition to regular Street battles. He battle infamous crews such as Rock Steady Crew, The Bronx Boys , HBO Crew, and more. On his off time Rugz Rattz goes into the schools and teach other youth his age how to dance.

In 2013, Rugz Rattz along with his Chapter and Bboy Crew will be touring with the Hip Hop Against Violence Movement to different schools to display their talent and speak to the youth about the overwhelming crimes that is going on in the Black and Latino community. He said he want to be a voice for his generation and be a good example and lead by his word.

Harrisburg City Breakers Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/pages/HARRISBURG-CITY-BREAKERS/367475377039