Hip Hop Child of the Week “Who is Lil Will”

Who is Lil Will? 

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Who is Lil Wil? a young inspiring Emcee who loves the art of Hip Hop and the Element of an Emcee. William Spriggs a 12 year old artist from Harrisburg Pennsylvania who grew up listen to Old School Hip Hop Music which taught him that Hip Hop is a positive way of life. Lil Wil Studying the culture and participating in the Hip Hop 101 Class at his School which give him the outlet to be more creative as a Artist. Lil Wil created a catchy hook called “A’s on my Test” which he turn the Catchy Hook into a beautiful Song. Lil Wil goal as a Hip Hop Artist is to change the negative stereotype about the culture. Lil Wil is working on another a powerful song about the issues that surrounds his community that effect his peers. 

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Lil Wil hoping one day to meet his Idol Kris Parker known as the Legendary KRS 1, an Hip Hop Legend, Activist,Philosopher and founder of the Temple Of Hip Hop who known for hit songs called “Bridge is Over”, “My Philosophy”, “Hip Hop Lives” and “I Was There”. I asked Lil Will which song is his favorite by the Blast Master KRS One? he replied “A Friend” because the song is sending a positive message also his Lyrical Flow his nice.

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Lil Will Goal is to be a Successful Artist and a Musician. He want his music to be inspiring and life-changing for his peers and the community. The 7th Grader is currently working on his music and collaborating with other Hip Hop Youth who are also around the same age as him. 

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Hip Hop Against Violence School Tour

HIP HOP AGAINST VIOLENCE SCHOOL TOUR

8885161393_e9bab71462_o copy 6HHAV have partner up with the Jam Master Jay Foundation called JMJ Foundation 4 Youth and Embracing Arm inc. which both are 501 c 3 Non Profit.

Hip Hop Against Violence School Tour is a movement of young artist who is taking a stand to “Stop The Violence” and using Hip Hop as a tool to bridge the gap and unified the Community, Schools and Educators through Assemblies performances, Lectures and Workshop. The tour will consist of Break Dancers, Emcees, Poets and Speaker of victims families, or victim of Gun Violence.

HHAV started in 2006 by Hip Hop Educator and Historian Michele Hairston who founded the Unifying Through the Hip Hop Culture, Harrisburg City Breakers and a dedicated member of Universal Zulu Nation Pennsylvania Chapter.  Ms. Hairston started this movement to seek peace and unity by using Education, Entertainment and Arts through the Hip Hop Culture & Music.

In 2013, Shawn Vaughan, James Brickus, Elijah Ellis and Quinton Coker (Nephew of Jam Master Jay) had a vision to take the HHAV tour back into the schools to Perform and to improve the negative image of Hip Hop Culture by creating a energetic and fun event to engage with the students in a Auditorium Concert setting. The event will display a  dance battle, positive emcee battles an amazing performance from the Zulu Bratz and more. If you want this event at your school please email us at zulubratz@hotmail.com

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