Hip Hop Against Violence 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
-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.







Ms. Michele Hip Hip Class with Zulu Bratz

I love my Hip Hop Dance Class with the Zulu Bratz ,Using Hip Hop Dance as a way of improving social skills , decrease behavior problem and improvement on Attendance in the school setting, using the Element of Breaking, Popping, Locking , Dubset and All Style as a way to teach this group of 4th-6th graders a better way of life. Giving the students an outlet and to distract their everyday struggles .

Marshall Elementary School in Harrisburg City Schools (Harrisburg Pennsylvania)

Who is Rugz Rattz




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


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

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Who is RED?


October 20th- October 26th


Who is Red Da Lert? some called him this name because of his strong resemblance of Legendary Kool Dj Red Alert in his younger years . Elijah Ellis, one of the longest member of the Universal Zulu Nation youngest chapter called Zulu Bratz , Band Major for the Harrisburg Cougar Marching Band & Drum Line, Singer, amazing Photographer and a Dedicated member of the Shalom Pentecost Church of Harrisburg Pennsylvania. 

Red has many talents which he plays 7 different instruments. When he was in the 8th grade Red became one of the youngest member  to be apart of the  Harrisburg Cougars (High School) Drum line and been dedicated for 5 years . In 2005 Elijah was voted in the Zulu Bratz chapter by all votes, he later became the President of the Ahki Chapter of 73 and help organize positive event “Stop The Violence”, “Hip Hop Against Violence” and Stop the Bully Tour in the city of Harrisburg. Elijah is currently helping his chapter to put on the “Hip Hop Against Violence Tour” with the help of his Chapter and the nephew of Late Jam Master Jay ( Run DMC). 

Elijah is a activist on speaking out about staying away from Drugs and Alcohol, and being productive by doing something  he loves , and loving God first. This Senior of the Harrisburg School District have kept a very respectful ,Productive and busy life helping children in the Harrisburg City Schools on teaching Dance with his crew mate Harrisburg City Breakers. 

Elijah, keep up the good work as a mentor, leader and very intelligent young men.  Im very proud of you!!!!!!!!!!!!!