Ordway Extra: Hip Hop as a Tool for Education

Jenea Rewertz-Targui, Ordway 10/25/19

In this video, produced by Souleye Productions, the audience gained insight and knowledge about about the 5 elements (DJing, MCing, Breakdancing, Graffiti, and Knowledge) the cornerstone Hip Hop and how they can be a force for societal change prior to the ROOTED: Special Edition performance. Panelists included Tish Jones, Jason Noer (B-Boy J-Sun), Rodney Hill from Rennie Harris Puremovement, curated by Maia Maiden, Curator & Director of Maia Maiden Productions and moderated by Jamie Edwards and Brett Buckner, co-hosts of KFAI’s Beats, Rhymes and Democracy, airs from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday(s). This discussion was part of From the Ground Up: A Celebration of Hip Hop Culture an extravaganza that included performances, workshops, and more during the month of October 2019.

 

Guests also experienced a unique art installation featuring fashion by Neil Taylor of True Headz Clothing, including his trademark caps that celebrate old school fat laces – and that spirit of unrestrained creativity – in a new way.

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View more photos by Sherine Onukwuwe from the pre-show discussion in an online gallery>

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