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Hip-hop is the soundtrack to BLM protests, continuing a tradition that dates back to the blues purpose

Jun. 25, 2020 12:04 pm

Hip-hop is the soundtrack to BLM protests, continuing a tradition that dates back to the blues

"No one who has listened to hip-hop since its origins in the 1970s should be surprised that rap music has become the soundtrack to protests in the wake of George Floyd’s killing," says guest columnist Tyina Steptoe.
Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens people

Feb. 14, 2020 1:11 pm

Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens

That belief is the backbone of HipHopPsychoEd, the free therapeutic town halls that Crawford hosts.
Why Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship wants ‘more attention paid’ to older students people

Jan. 31, 2017 4:02 pm

Why Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship wants ‘more attention paid’ to older students

Resources are "generally geared toward kids," cofounder Meegan Denenberg told Forbes. IHHE accepts students age 18 to 32.
The Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship is hoping it holds the keys to success purpose

Nov. 14, 2016 12:55 pm

The Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship is hoping it holds the keys to success

The throne is in sight for every young entrepreneur in the first cohort. First, they need to learn how to get there. That nine-month, Knight-funded journey begins this week.
Betcha don’t know these Philly rappers for their social impact people

Aug. 30, 2016 12:58 pm

Betcha don’t know these Philly rappers for their social impact

Philly artists Black Thought, Meek Mill and Freeway have three different approaches to hometown philanthropy.
Tayyib Smith has a few ideas for how people of color can support one another people

Aug. 22, 2016 12:47 pm

Tayyib Smith has a few ideas for how people of color can support one another

The entrepreneur shares his biggest fear and some tips for how people of color can remain undivided in the face of oppression.
Drop everything and apply to the Institute of Hip-Hop Entrepreneurship while you still can purpose

Jul. 20, 2016 3:09 pm

Drop everything and apply to the Institute of Hip-Hop Entrepreneurship while you still can

Slots are filling up quickly for Tayyib Smith's new Knight-funded organization, which will educate students on how hip-hop culture has influenced business.
Tayyib Smith’s Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship landed a nod from CNN people

Jun. 13, 2016 8:39 am

Tayyib Smith’s Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship landed a nod from CNN

The entrepreneur's Knight-funded project was the subject of a recent profile in CNNMoney.

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