Beats, Rhymes and Justice: Hip Hop on Rikers Island – The Documentary

Beats, Rhymes & Justice, a collaboration with Audio Pictures LLC., uses digital music production, lyric writing and media literacy to engage young people in producing and recording songs at Rikers Island.  Students learn to create and record songs using iPads and music production software and also critically examine a variety of works from hip-hop artists including Tupac, Nas and Kendrick Lamar.

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