Tag Archive: Hip Hop

Summarize math concepts with Hip Hop

Rhyming couplets are a great way for students to summarize their knowledge and demonstrate their understanding of math concepts. In April’s smART Tip, Young Audiences Hip Hop musician Jamaal “Mr. Root” Collier shows teachers how to… Continue reading

Donor Spotlight: Jamaal Collier

“Our life without the arts can be so empty,” rapped Jamaal Collier at Young Audience’s 2014 Impact Breakfast, “so I’m proud to be a part of YAMD!” A dynamic and engaging Hip Hop artist,… Continue reading

Communicating through Hip Hop

By Bomani, Young Audiences teaching artist and Hip Hop poet Before my recent residency with fourth-graders at Scholars K-8 in Baltimore County began, the teachers I worked with–Mrs. Brumbalow, Ms. Barnes, and Ms.… Continue reading

Summer learning comes to a close

See photos from the Young Audiences arts-integrated summer learning site! The summer can be a time for fun in the sun with family and friends, but for many students across the country, it is a… Continue reading

Summer Learning begins

The school year may have ended, but for Young Audiences, that doesn’t mean the fun, arts-integrated learning stops. Young Audiences has again partnered with Baltimore City Public Schools to bring arts enrichment activities… Continue reading

More than Movement

Illstyle and Peace Productions, a Young Audiences roster ensemble, is a multicultural dance company that delivers a positive message of individual expression. They’ve performed for audiences young and old across the world. Last… Continue reading

Bomani promotes the arts during morning announcements

Young Audiences artist and Hip Hop poet Bomani took to the airwaves during the morning announcements at William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary in Harford County to build excitement for upcoming SMART Days at the school. SMART Days are… Continue reading

Let’s celebrate arts education year-round

Earlier this week, Young Audiences roster theatre ensemble Single Carrot Theatre joined our celebration of National and Maryland YA Week with a dramatic reading of the gubernatorial proclamation. Today, Hip Hop musician and teaching artist Jamaal… Continue reading

Bomani and students use poetry to address bullying

Young Audiences Hip Hop poet Bomani recently visited Empowerment Academy Elementary/Middle for an assembly and workshop to teach students the elements of writing Hip Hop music and its parallels to poetry- and essay-writing… Continue reading

Hip Hop and History: Telling Stories of the Past and of Ourselves

By Staci Taustine, Fifth Grade Teacher, F.L. Templeton Preparatory Academy During the course of my fifth-grade class’ six-day Hip Hop residency with Young Audiences artist Jamaal “Mr. Root” Collier, walls were broken down,… Continue reading