Monthly Archives: June 2015

We Gon’ Be Alright: A reflection on Kendrick Lamar’s visit

“Something for me even bigger than mentoring is really listening…When I do that we have a little bit bigger [of a] connection than me being Kendrick Lamar and you being the student. It’s almost like we’re friends because a friend listens.” – Kendrick Lamar at High Tech High School Reflecting on Kendrick Lamar’s visit to […]

on goosebumps, hip-hop education, and performing for kendrick lamar

Originally posted on hamza qureshi:
Allow me to set up the scene. It’s around 2:00 PM on an overcast Monday in June; I’m standing in a humid high school gymnasium staring at the expanse of white chairs that litter the room in a used disarray. It’s empty for the most part, barring a few police…