Mr. Root

  • About the Artist:

    Jamaal Collier—or “Mr. Root”—is a dedicated and versatile professional Hip Hop artist with more than a decade of experience facilitating workshops and live performances in the Mid-Atlantic region. By incorporating rapping, vocal percussion, and dynamic stage presence, Jamaal articulates his passionate appreciation for his artistry every time he teaches and performs.

    Category:

    • Music
    • Writers

    Type of Programs Offered

    • residency
    • workshop
    • assembly
    • virtual
    • Get Schooled with Mr. Root

      Description:

      Hip Hop is a culture that tells a story with all of its elements. Get Schooled with Mr. Root! is an interactive music assembly that teaches students about the history of Hip Hop and how it has grown since DJ Kool Herc arrived in the Bronx. Rapping, free styling, beatboxing, and lyrical exercises are covered during this program.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      Pre-K - 9th grade

      Curriculum Connections

      Sample Common Core connections
      RF.4.3 Phonics and Word Recognition: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words

      SL.4.1 Speaking and Listening: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly

      This program is offered as:

      • residency
      • workshop
      • assembly
      • virtual
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  • Name or Art Agency:
    Young Audiences Arts For Learning, Maryland
    Email:
    [email protected]
    Phone:
    (410) 343-9421
    State / County:
    MD

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