On Wednesday January 24th 2024, the Manchester Hip Hop Archive launches its Hip Hop Academy! Manchester’s first-ever year round Hip Hop culture platform for young creatives, supported by the Manchester Youth & Play Fund, situated at Central Library, St Peters Square, M2 5PD.
Running throughout 2024 and 2025, weekly sessions have been specially created by industry pioneers, covering all elements from Rapping, DJing, Production through to, Graffiti, Breakin, & Fashion! Aimed at helping young people to learn new skills, meet new friends, and understand the philosophy, values, and community which built Hip Hop in our city!
Harnessing Hip Hop heritage through collection inspired workshops, delivered with suppport of pioneers, providing tips, advice, and knowledge exchange, young creative talent and entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to learn the hustle, and whats next to be realising a career in the creative industries
Kicking-off with the very first in our series of Hip Hop arts and music courses, MHHA, has 10 places for emerging Hip Hop MC’s, producers, content creators, and music business minds, aged 13-17 yrs, to get involved in exploring and understanding the local Rap music scene, and building from this to create and shape unique products to be shared to audiences through Unity Radio and our partner platforms. .
Using resources at Archives+, get ready to learn about Manchester sound and styles from across the decades, exploring DIY production, marketing campaigns, networking, and promotional strategies, uncovering all the gems needed to take a career from the street corners through to industry recognition.
To apply to this programme, simply email email@example.com by Monday January 22 2024, along with a few lines about your urban music listening tastes and telling us a little about your creativity and why you think this is the course for you!? We look forward to hearing from you!!