43 episodes

"Hip-Hop Can Save America!" explores the innovative, inspiring, and often surprising ways Hip-Hop music, culture, and sensibilities are being applied in areas such as education, science/technology, health/wellness and more. Hosted by award-winning hip-hop journalist Manny Faces.

Hip-Hop Can Save America The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy / Manny Faces Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

"Hip-Hop Can Save America!" explores the innovative, inspiring, and often surprising ways Hip-Hop music, culture, and sensibilities are being applied in areas such as education, science/technology, health/wellness and more. Hosted by award-winning hip-hop journalist Manny Faces.

    This is What Hip-Hop Activism Looks Like [Genesis Be]

    This is What Hip-Hop Activism Looks Like [Genesis Be]

    On this episode of Hip-Hop Can Save America! We hear from Genesis Be, a lifelong artist activist who has put her career, and life, on the line making politically charged music, groundbreaking public statements and quite literally, helped make history. 
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    • 39 min
    Mental Health Therapy Through Hip-Hop Beat Making with Dr. Elliot Gann

    Mental Health Therapy Through Hip-Hop Beat Making with Dr. Elliot Gann

    On this episode of Hip-Hop Can Save America!, healing trauma in young people through therapeutic beat making. Dr. Elliot Gann of https://todaysfuturesound.org/ (Today's Future Sound) breaks down the concept, his acclaimed work in the field, and the neuroscience behind it all.
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Youth Empowerment, #HipHopEd, and God with Timothy David Jones

    Youth Empowerment, #HipHopEd, and God with Timothy David Jones

    Scholar, youth leader, minister, poet, rapper, and content curator for probably the largest Hip-Hop based education community in the world -- Timothy David Jones.
    Timothy, who is currently a lecturer and Hip-Hop Scholar in Residence at Teachers College, Columbia University, details his path to Hip-Hop based education, how he e-stumbled into his #HipHopEd role, his company Techniques4Learning, and, as an ordained minister, how religion and spirituality blend into the mix.
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    • 59 min
    Freestyle Mondays + 20 Years of Evolving Artistry with Corey James Gray (fka Illspokinn)

    Freestyle Mondays + 20 Years of Evolving Artistry with Corey James Gray (fka Illspokinn)

    For close to 20 years, Corey James Gray (formerly known as Illspokinn) has been at the helm of https://www.freestylemondays.com/live (Freestyle Mondays), a live, interactive, Hip-Hop event series featuring gameshow-styled, impromptu rap battles, backed by an incredible live band. It's among the best Hip-Hop experiences in the world (and has, in fact, branched out to several countries). Corey explains the history of the event, and how it, and he, has evolved over the years, and through the Coronavirus pandemic, to be able to virtually continue the series, and his own artistic journey.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Entrepreneurship, Black Independent Media & Self-Care Gems with Bondfire Radio

    Entrepreneurship, Black Independent Media & Self-Care Gems with Bondfire Radio

    Entrepreneurship, the independent media landscape, being Black in media and self-care gems from TK Dutes and C, owner-operators of online, community-oriented radio station https://www.bondfireradio.com (Bondfire Radio).
    LIVE at 1pm EST every Monday through Thursday in the month of September, join Manny Faces in exploring innovative, inspiring, and sometimes surprising ways that Hip-Hop music & culture are uplifting and improving humanity -- in areas such as education, science & technology, health & wellness, social justice, the fine arts, and much more.
    Special guests daily, and your comments/questions welcome during the show!
    Never miss an episode (plus get special Friday BONUS episodes) by subscribing to the Hip-Hop Can Save America! podcast on your favorite podcast or streaming audio app: https://link.chtbl.com/hhcsa
    Visit us on the web for more information at www.hiphopcansaveamerica.com/live
    Support this work at www.patreon.com/mannyfaces

    • 1 hr 12 min
    #VTDITC: Hip-Hop Studies at Virginia Tech with Craig Arthur

    #VTDITC: Hip-Hop Studies at Virginia Tech with Craig Arthur

    Established in 2016, https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/vtditc/ (#VTDITC) "fosters community-based experiential learning for & by artists, fans, & scholars" at Virginia Tech. Craig Arthur, the head of community engagement for the university's library system, heads the program which brings the college and the community together through Hip-Hop music and culture.
    LIVE at 1pm EST every Monday through Thursday in the month of September, 2020, join Manny Faces in exploring innovative, inspiring, and sometimes surprising ways that Hip-Hop music & culture are uplifting and improving humanity -- in areas such as education, science & technology, health & wellness, social justice, the fine arts, and much more.
    Special guests daily, and your comments/questions welcome during the show!
    Never miss an episode (plus get special Friday BONUS episodes) by subscribing to the Hip-Hop Can Save America! podcast on your favorite podcast or streaming audio app: https://link.chtbl.com/hhcsa
    Visit us on the web for more information at www.hiphopcansaveamerica.com/live
    Support this work at www.patreon.com/mannyfaces

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

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18 Ratings

18 Ratings

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Stellar journalism

A truly outstanding and thoughtful series. Highly recommended.

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