The Hip-Hop Transformation (THHT), a Cambridge-based music education non-profit, is expanding from a summer program to a year-long one with help from The Boston Foundation's Shout Syndicate Fund.
According to Darrin Korte, The Hip-Hop Transformation founder and executive director of the Cambridge Community Center, they had to make the program available to teens year-round. Thanks to The Boston Foundation's Shout Syndicate Fund, making the program accessible year-round will become reality.
The program is launched by the Cambridge Community Center in 2013 in partnership with the Cambridge Police Department. The Hip-Hop Transformation offers free, multi-dimensional education sessions on hip-hop, from the history of the genre, to writing, recording, and recording music. Read the Entire Article
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