Leadership lies in youth! Support and nourish them with love, honesty, creativity, and accountability. If hip-hop can do it for me, It can do the same for others. But how many are taking the values learned in this culture and applying them to the real world? I am not successful Read More
Create Your Escape 2016 is a global movement. We are campaigning not only to provide arts education scholarships for 2,016 students, but to positively impact the global hip hop community. We ardently believe in the transformative power of artistry, community, and entrepreneurship, Read More
DAY 1 Wednesday, March 23 Our team met before sunrise to prepare for the launch of our Create Your Escape 2016 campaign. We built our camp, set-up our stage, and prepared our media channels to go live right at 5:00 am. In the pre-dawn dark, our team kicked off the 24/7 cypher. Read More
Beginning on Wednesday, March 23, at 5:00 am, the Break Free Hip Hop School team took the city of Houston, beginning a ‘round the clock cypher. Cypher, a word with a number of definitions in Hip-Hop vernacular, can refer to a cyclical order of progression, such as when the beat Read More
“The need for creative courage is in direct proportion to the degree of change the profession is undergoing” – Rollo May Hip-hop is a culture at an intersection of art forms – dance, music, art, and spoken word – one that has grown tremendously in the past Read More
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