Hip-Hop & Shakespeare? Akala at TEDxAldeburgh

29th October 2014

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.

 


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