For the 6th year running, Rock The School Bells has been educating and empowering youth through Hip Hop culture. This year RTSB returns to the Bay Area on March 9th.
The event provides interactive workshops that cover topics and activities such as lyric writing, graffiti writing, dance styles, DJ fundamentals, entrepreneurship, art and business, social justice, community building, and health. The workshops are led by a varied group of facilitators who ‘incorporate Hip Hop culture in their own careers and lives’. Some of the illustrious facilitators for this years event include: Bboy Machine of Killafornia/Rock Steady Crew/SYTYCD, Zulu Gremlin, Rock Steady Crew, Beats, Rhymes, and Life Academy, Skratchpad DJ’s, Funkanometry SF, and the Low End Theory Collaborative.
Aside from the conference, the organization is throwing a concert, which will feature Dibia$e, Rock Steady Crew, and Ise Lyfe among others The youth and students will also have the opportunity to put their culture into action, competing in Emcee Battles hosted by Team BackPack and a 2vs2 All Styles Dance Battle hosted by Universal Zulu Nation and SF All Tribes.
As an organization, Rock The School Bells aims, ‘to empower and educate our youth about the importance of higher education and career exploration, increase awareness of the value of personal development and healthy lifestyles, and promote social change within their communities through Hip-Hop.’ Moreoever, the proceeds for the event are used to provide scholarships for high school and college students pursuing the arts.
As proponents of pushing positive movements and the preservation of all cultures whether it be Hip-Hop, EDM, or otherwise, we at URB applaud what Rock The School Bells is all about. As such, we have partnered with the organizers to bring you guys a chance to win a pair of tickets to the concert event.
All you have to do to enter is either like this post or post the following to twitter:
@URBmag @RTSB @phil_enn I support Hip Hop and the Youth!
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