Oprah Winfrey Network Supersoul Short Film
"It's about more than just a building. It's about the people, the community and literally making something out of nothing. The goal for us is not only to get more students of color invested in those careers but also to reimagine themselves –and reimagine what their world can look like." In this SuperSoul Short Film presented by American Family Insurance, watch how Mike Ford is fusing his passions of hip-hop music and architecture to inspire young people of color to think critically and dream fearlessly about their neighborhoods and their communities
The TODAY Show
The Hip Hop Architecture Camp was featured on NBC’s The TODAY Show. “Educators are often faced with getting students interested in new subjects at school, but that’s exactly what one program is doing through music. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones takes a look at how one free after-school program is teaching design, urban planning and economic development with hip-hop.”
TEDx: “Hip Hop Architecture: The Post Occupancy Report of Modernism”
The Hip Hop Architect explores how hip hop lyrics provide an evaluation of modern urban architecture and some of the areas where it went wrong.