Hip-Hop Can Save America

Hip-Hop Can Save America

"Hip-Hop Can Save America!" explores the innovative, inspiring, and often surprising ways Hip-Hop music, culture, and sensibilities are improving society in areas such as education, science/technology, health/wellness and more. Hosted by award-winning Hip-Hop journalist Manny Faces.
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Stories With Style - Hip Hop at the J.C. Montgomery School in the Kings County Juvenile Center
August 29, 2022
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Stories With Style - Hip Hop at the J.C. Montgomery School in the Kings County Juvenile Center

Last year, a program was brought to my attention called Stories With Style, a student-centric project which gives young people the opportunity to share their stories through rap, beat making and art while working with professional artists in a full-blown, on-site recording studio. This program would...

Hip-Hop, Social Justice & Independent Artistry with LiKWUiD
May 15, 2022
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Hip-Hop, Social Justice & Independent Artistry with LiKWUiD

Long time listeners of the award-winning social justice meets music podcast News Beat will certainly recognize https://www.iamlikwuid.com/ (LiKWUiD) as one of the show's "Artist in Residence." She has been featured on several important episodes delivering compelling, often heart wrenching lyrics tha...

Hip Hop at Carnegie Hall with LeBrandon Smith
April 02, 2022
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Hip Hop at Carnegie Hall with LeBrandon Smith

LeBrandon Smith is the Manager, Social Impact Programs for Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute which serves more than 800,000 young people, families, students, community members, aspiring artists, and educators in New York City, across the United States, and around the globe each season. He’e been...

Hip Hop x Financial Literacy with Andrea Ferrero of Pockets Change
March 04, 2022
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Hip Hop x Financial Literacy with Andrea Ferrero of Pockets Change

Peace and love, friends, neighbors, supporters and haters, welcome back to Hip-Hop Can Save America! aka 'the world’s smartest Hip-Hop podcast.' I’m https://www.mannyfaces.com (Manny Faces). Fans and friends know that whenever I’m presented with a societal issue, problem or disturbing trend, any sug...

Hip-Hop, Community, and the Fight to End Illiteracy with Jonathan Beatty (ILOVEBOOKS.org)
December 30, 2021
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Hip-Hop, Community, and the Fight to End Illiteracy with Jonathan Beatty (ILOVEBOOKS.org)

On this episode of Hip-Hop Can Save America!, aka, ‘the world’s smartest Hip-Hop podcast,” improving youth literacy, one book at a time -- with a little Hip-Hop added to the mix. We hear from Jonathan Beatty aka the “Chief Bookman,” founder of I LOVE BOOKS, an apparel startup on a mission to end ill...

Hip-Hop Education, Movement & Empowerment with Aysha Upchurch
November 10, 2021
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Hip-Hop Education, Movement & Empowerment with Aysha Upchurch

We often talk about the intersection of Hip-Hop and education on this show -- and for good reason. It’s an area that has produced a ton of receipts showing the effectiveness of merging these two worlds for the good of our young people. This was perfectly exemplified when we covered the Can’t Stop Hi...

Dance and International Diplomacy with Junious Brickhouse
November 06, 2021
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Dance and International Diplomacy with Junious Brickhouse

On this episode, Manny Faces speaks with Junious Brickhouse, internationally established educator, choreographer, cultural preservationist, Founder/Executive Director, https://urbanartistry.org/ (Urban Artistry Inc). and director of acclaimed international diplomacy and cultural exchange program, ht...

Hip-Hop Meets the Orchestra with Thee Phantom
October 29, 2021
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Hip-Hop Meets the Orchestra with Thee Phantom

Peace and love, happy Halloween weekend, perhaps a perfect time to talk to not just A Phantom, but https://www.theephantomhiphop.com/ (Thee Phantom), the maestro behind the magnificent Illharmonic Orchestra melding the worlds of Hip-Hop and classical music. It’s a fascinating discussion and we're ex...