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Rap Therapy: A Practical Guide for Communicating With Youth and Young Adults Through Rap Music
by Don Elligan
A break-through guide for parents and care-givers on how to better understand and communicate with kids and young adults by listening to and understanding rap music--together. The hip-hop industry brings in billions of dollars each year. Sean Jean, FUBU, Ecko Unlimited, No Limit, Roca Wear--those are just a few of the hottest names in hip-hop music, not to mention the ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Kensington
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If I have learned anything from time volunteering with urban communities/years as a camp counselor, it's the importance of complementing conversations with other mediums of communication such as art, music, dance, poetry, and rap. Specifically, in my time with students from urban communities, I found some of the most natural connections came from our common interest in games/sports and rap. This book (published in 2004) is about ten years old now, but for those unfamiliar with rap and how it can ...more