Hip-Hop Workshop with Mikal Amin

Hip-Hop Workshop with Mikal Amin


February 27, 2021 – 5:00pm — FREE!

An interactive hip-hop workshop with Mikal Amin learning the art of Emceeing. For Ages 11-16.
All you need is a piece of paper, your voice and an imagination! Please RSVP below.
This interactive workshop with spoken word/hip-hop educator Mikal Amin will introduce hip-hop techniques to teens and tweens. Aspiring writers, rappers and poets will learn how to find their voices, acknowledge their history, convey personal stories and foster creative expression through spoken word and performance.
LIMITED SEATS– If sold out, please email miranda.knutson@bkcm.org to be added to a waiting list.

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MIKAL AMIN – MC/Educator/Essayist/Curator – Roots. Truth. Culture. these three words sum up global master of the craft, Mikal Amin. An artist, emcee, educator and scholar recognized worldwide from the U.S. State Department, to Columbia University to the University of Dortmund in Germany, to the ciphers of New York City, Mikal’s reputation as emcee, and teacher is all-world. His black bohemian boom bap music has touched the ears, moved the hearts, and expanded the consciousness of crowds on five continents. Always seeking and searching, a new style griot who continues to spread love, the message and the mission. His latest album (released under his Indy imprint “Fresh Roots”), “The Passport” reflects his global Hip-Hop community as he features alongside musicians from seven countries.

A cultivator of the culture, he’s the co-curator of the highly popular “Word. Sound. Power.” the exclusive springtime Hip Hop/Spoken Word performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Also a scholar and essayist he is published in the journal “Word Beats & Life” and co-editor of “Hip-Hop Language Arts: Thematic Textual Analysis” on Street Smart Press. He’s taught, lectured and written about Hip-Hop pedagogy and anthropology at the African Diaspora Conference in Brazil, The Shoko Festival in Zimbabwe, The University of Dortmund’s “Hip-Hop” school and numerous other American colleges and universities.