Hear Here! | Hip-Hop and How it Got That Way


When you hear ‘Hip-Hop’ what comes to mind? DJs, MCs, beat-juggling, graffiti…

Dan Davis, WSKG

Ben Ortiz reading

Yep, you’ve got it! We’re going to explore the roots and music of hip-hop. Special guests Ben Ortiz of the Cornell Hip-Hop Conservancy and DJ ShockWave help us along the way.

Produced by Dan Davis.

Segment voice talent provided by Tommy Kazmark and Brandon Beesley.

Finding My Voice: A Hip-Hop Music Curriculum for Students of Diverse Backgrounds by Larena Code, Music Teacher

Search PBS LearningMedia for Hip-Hop themed resources to share with your K-5 students!