Hip Hop seeks to deconstruct and challenge long-standing misunderstandings surrounding Black, Indigenous and other Racialized people, to investigate systems of oppression and to give power and pride to those engaged in its community.
Working with our campus partners and community hip-hop practitioners, our programs support values of representation, collaboration and social justice as we explore the key principles of hip hop and its importance in our everyday culture on all three campuses.
Through a combination of drop-in programs, workshops, informal discussion groups, performances and other multidisciplinary initiatives, hip hop continues to rewrite its own narrative and defy singular definition.
This is more than just rap. It’s a unique expression of culture steeped in self-knowledge, community building and personal empowerment, social activism and identity politics experienced through a matrix of music, dance, visual art, language, fashion.
Hart House Hip Hop Education Celebrates Year 5! In celebration of Hip Hop's 50th…
Entering its fourth year, Hart House Hip Hop Education continues to examine the growth,…
Now in its third year of activation, Hart House Hip Hop Education continues to examine the…
Now in its second year of activation Hart House Hip Hop Education continues its journey…
Hip Hop education matters because it represents a powerful way to feel connect- ed to…
- It gives me a community. I love learning and creating with a group of really wonderful peers who care about music as much as I do. - I get to learn how to be a better producer - I enjoy the encouragement and support we give each other.
- Fri, Sep 29, 2023
In partnership with Toronto2.0, and Never Quantize, these low-key sessions are intended for anyone interested in exploring the craft and the art of Hip Hop.
- Wed, Oct 4, 2023
This drop-in, co-curricular initiative seeks to support Hart House's Hip Hop Education program by bringing together beatmakers producers and music creators.
- Fri, Oct 6, 2023
Mark your calendars and be a part of this extraordinary event series celebrating 50 years of Hip Hop – where culture, knowledge, and creativity unite!
- Fri, Oct 6, 2023
This professional development day explores the role of Hip-Hop education, pedagogy and curriculum building at all levels of schooling.
Manager, Dialogue & Expression
Nadia Thompson (On leave)
Program Associate, Dialogue and Expression
Community Connector, Hip Hop Education
A specially curated Human Library that brings to light the relationship between Hip Hop and the world in which we live.
Haviah Mighty talks all things wellness in this IGTV video.
Markus Singleton talks about rediscovering his love of being at home and finding creative ways to connect with others.
Artist Nyle Johnston created an original mural for Hart House Hip Hop Education.
Hip-hop culture has much to add to the racial justice conversation taking place in the streets and on basketball courts.
A comprehensive overview of the Hart House Hip Hop Education series.
Let's talk about God, life, Pan-Africanism, books, culture and everything in between.