Hip Hop Education: An Interview w/ Dr. Chris Emdin

As part of a forthcoming series of interviews on the intersections of hip hop, spoken word, and education – one of my students traveled with me to Teachers College, Columbia University, where we interviewed Dr. Chris Emdin.


  1. Students want to be taught in the tradition way. Please do not disrespect their families and introduce them to Hip Hop.

  2. It is wonderful that a truly Socratic dialectic is reemerging thanks to the use of Hip-Hop, helping students open to the rigors of science… or any subject matter, for that matter. If the integration of Hop-Hop Art makes make better science learners, what might it do for Literature or Math or…?

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