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Sunday, February 22 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Jewish Contributions to Hip Hop Culture

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Explore the invaluable contributions Jewish people have made to Hip Hop culture from behind the scenes to center stage. Many of Hip Hop's pioneers were Jewish, including Steve Rifkind, the owner of Spring Records, the label that released the first rap record of all time. Later, Rick Rubin produced and introduced to the world Adam Yauch, Adam Horovitz, Mike Diamond & Michael Schwartz a.k.a. The Beastie Boys. Through innovation and collaboration, Jewish people have shaped Hip Hop culture and played a substantial role in moving Hip Hop into the mainstream.

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Seth Schere

CEO & Founder, Brimstone127, LLC
Seth “Brimstone” Schere is a dynamic Miami leader, educator and artist. From a modest start teaching Hip Hop at JCC’s, Brimstone founded PATH: Preserving, Archiving & Teaching Hip Hop, a pioneering Hiphop education organization in South Florida. The recent release of his book, Two Decades of Rap: The Lyrics of Brimstone127 closed his 20 year career as an emcee but inspired his forthcoming book, “Hip Hop &... Read More →

Sunday February 22, 2015 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Left Ballroom