Hip Hop Education 4 Youth is a Educational Based Program that uses elements in Hip Hop to focus on trouble youth who struggles Socially and Emotionally and dealing with passed trauma in their lives. Partnering with the After-School and Community program in the Harrisburg Area to work with the teens in hoping to keep them in a safe environment, created projects to allow them to express themselves through the culture of Hip Hop.
HHE4Y mission is to used Hip Hop as a way to improve behavior, learn to socialized through proper communication and enhance problem solving ,disputes and anger management through prevention and control.
Goal: (Our 7 main goals)
Preserving the foundation and Purpose of Hip Hop Ideology.
using Hip Hop as a way to express themselves through Dance, Music and Art.
Decreased Youth going in and out of the Juvenile Center.
Learning and Understanding Self-Worth and Opinion matters.
Listen and comprehend to identify the problem and Solving.
Learning to defused the Anger before it escalate.
Identify the problem and hold self accountable.
Immortal Technique By: Kiana Delacruz 6th Grade Marshall School Harrisburg School District
“Realize that we are one, regardless of our birthplace.”
Immortal Technique is a Hip Hop Activist from Peru, but raised in Harlem New York City. His Birth name is Felipe Andre Coronel. Immortal Technique is apart of the Guerrilla Republik, Universal Zulu Nation and also sign to Viper Records.
Immortal Technique is an Revolutionary Hip Hop Artist who started his career as a teenager. He would record himself and sell his songs in front of different stores but mainly Fat Beat. He have songs that represent what is going on in the world. He expressed in his lyrics are largely commentary on issues such as struggles, Socialism, Poverty, Religion, Goverment and institutional racism. Immortal Technique also build an orphanage with his own money in Afghanistan. Immortal Technique want to change the world through his music and tell people the truth on what is going on in the world.
Rapsody By: Michelle ”Shelly” Lowery Marshall School 6th Grade Harrisburg School District (Harrisburg Pennsylvania)
“Culture Over Everything”
Rapsody, born Marlanna Evans on January 21, 1988 in North Carolina. Rapsody is a female Hip Hop Artist/ MC who rap about positivity. Her label is Jamla Records who she is associated with 9th Wonder (Producer) and both are members of the Universal Zulu Nation North Carolina. She is so Popular she even has her own website iamrapsody.com
Rapsody raps to inspire the next generation of youth.”I want to inspire little girls, especially little black girls” which she said on msc.com. Me and Rapsody are fans of Michael Jackson,Queen Latifah, Lauryn Hill and one of her biggest inspiration is 9th Wonder (Producer).
Rapsody was on the BET cypher and Team BackPack freestyling displaying her rhyming Skills.
Rapsody said “I put my energy into the people that really love this culture…and that’s how you fight.”If Rapsody could do a repeat on any 2 songs she would do Lauryn Hill “Tell Him” and Her song “Hard to Choose”.
A Question was asked “What Project are you most Proud of? Rapsody said “Beauty in the Beast,”
I think Rapsody inspires little black girls because she want them to feel special and inspired. She want to be who people could look up too.
By: Michelle ”Shelly” Lowery (Hip Hop 101 History Class )