Asheru

Konshens the MC

Born Tarik Davis, a talented writer and musician, was born and raised in Northwest Washington, DC. At an early age, he exhibited his musical potential as a vocalist and musician. As a precocious toddler, he was a guest performer with his uncle's " 2nd Amendment” and by 4, he was attending The Institute for the Gifted and Talented and focusing on the piano and later clarinet. As a young child, he began writing poetry and continued to play music wherever there was an audience, usually at church, school, or family gatherings. His creativity developed and his artistic abilities broadened over...

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HELP: Hip-Hop Educational Literacy Program

This is a 7 minute infomercial on the Hip Hop Educational Literacy Program, a series of supplemental reading workbooks designed to HELP students of all reading levels through the innovative usage of Hip Hop lyrics for critical analysis, multicultural relevance, and effective literacy instruction. Co-founded by educator award-winning Hip Hop artist, Asheru. Visit www.edlyrics.com for more info and to order your workbooks today!

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Recent Press on H.E.L.P.

Over the last few months, I have been able to get some local media coverage around H.E.L.P. in the classroom: The first was this article, written by Marcus Moore for the Montgomery County (MD) Gazette. The article follows a teacher by the name of Helen Dana, who is using H.E.L.P. in her classes at Quince Orchard High School. Helen is an inspiration for other teachers who are looking for new and innovative ways to make the content connect with their students everyday lives. The next big look we got was on local News Channel 8 and NBC affiliate News Channel 4. Here are the videos: (Notice...

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