Can you tell the difference between hip hop lyrics and Shakespeare’s sonnets?
In this amazing Ted Talks video, English rapper Akala explores the connections between Shakespeare and Hip-Hop, and the wider cultural debate around language and its power. Check it out for yourself, it's really worth a watch!
Designed for older learners our Phonetic e-books follow the story of Stan Spits on his adventures to become a Hip-Hop star. Music, lyrics and Hip hop is an incredibly powerful tool to be utilised in regard to education, learning and more. Hip Hop artists like Akala have been a huge influence on everyone on the PhonicsThruMusic team and have a been a big part of the process of creating these books.