PATH is a Miami-based 501(c )3 organization that uses Hip Hop culture to advance scholarship, community involvement, leadership and entrepreneurship in underserved communities. PATH’s Closing Cypher is an interactive Hip Hop showcase that features music, dance, art and social commentary about life in the early 90’s, and it closes out their summer session. The production is co-written and performed by the PATH Hip Hop Summer Academy youth and staff, with guidance from Teo Castellanos. This year included performances by Hakim Green (Channel Live), and Mecca aka Grimo.
*Three renowned contemporary artists, Chor Boogie, Stuart Sheldon, and Ashley Reid, present uncompromising visual political and social commentary in American Banned. Essentially nonpartisan, the collective body of work provokes political discourse, spurs citizens to participate in the political process, and examines systemic violence, racism, and oppression. *Exhibition info taken from the Macaya Gallery