Hip Hop’s Emerging Educational Industry

Hip Hop is a diverse, dynamic, educational tool with many cross-curricular & business applications. However, it's underutilized in schools and undervalued in communities across the country. How can we rectify this disconnect and shed light on Hip-Hop's place in academia? How can artists, teachers, & industry pros work together to optimize Hip-Hop as a vehicle of empowerment? Panelists will share the strategies, resources, & practices best suited to make widespread Hip Hop education a reality.

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Brandon Lackey

Beats Not Bullets

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Asia Matthews

Creative Outsiders Inc.

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Jason Rawls

The Ohio State University