The Power of Hip Hop and how art can be a healer.

Ever heard about the Breakdance Project Uganda? I came across this amazing project via the documentary “BOUNCING CATS” and since then I’ve been following it on Facebook. I am deeply impressed and want to share with you “The Power of Hip Hop” and some real good music!

Listen to the groovy title song „Take A Minute“ from K’NAAN  starting with the quote that „A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.“


„Breakdance Project Uganda (BPU) started in February 2006 out of the belief that Hip Hop can be used as a tool to engage and empower disadvantaged youth in Kampala and other areas of Uganda. It’s mission is to engage young people in elements of the hip hop culture to build leadership skills and promote social responsibility. The Project has attracted people from every walk of life and acts as a catalyst for building mutually beneficial relationships between people of different social status across Uganda and the rest of the world. It serves to teach people breakdancing and how to pass on those skills to others, as well as promoting leadership skills, social responsibility and positive change to members and local communities. “ – www.bouncingcats.com

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