Category Archives: Education

Local Durham, NC Student Needs Help To Travel To China #GetNoah2China

David Noah Thompson, IV is a student at Hillside New Tech in Durham, NC and is hoping to travel to China this year. He’s now in his third year as a member of the Hillside High School Drama Department. He … Continue reading

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Events: Bridgin’ Gaps & Spittin’ Knowledge: A Forum on the Evolution of Hip-Hop April 16, 2013

Students enrolled in Dr. Perry Hall's AFAM 356 History of Hip Hop class at UNC-Chapel Hill decided to end their semester with a celebration and discussion on hip hop's past and present. There will be a panel on lyricism, women … Continue reading

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Events: Beats For The Block Christian Hip Hop Concert April 27, 2013

This semester, students enrolled in the Community Programming and Planning course at UNC-Greensboro were divided into groups and responsible for partnering with a local agency to plan an event. One particular group chose to work with the YWCA of High … Continue reading

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Carolina To East Africa: Pierce Freelon (@Durhamite) & Apple Juice Kid’s (@AppleJuiceKid) Beat Making Lab: Goma, Conga (Video)

(L) Pierce Freelon, (R) Apple Juice Kid Back in May 2012 UNC-Chapel Hill’s Beat Making Lab presented one of it’s first musical projects, Tar Heel Tracks. Students enrolled in the Lab created all thirteen of the album’s instrumental tracks. It was … Continue reading

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