Urban Art Beat is a platform for creative expression, partnering talented artists and dedicated volunteers with under served schools and organizations. We believe that creative expression through the arts has the potential to enhance the mind, spirit and artistic energy of our youth and engage them in shaping a vision for their community’s future.We empower youth, fight educational injustice, and reduce dropout rates by creating reliable partnerships and innovative projects through Hip Hop culture and arts education.



“Once again, life changing. It’s really fun spending time and being able to make your own music. You are all filled with so much energy and positivity.” Annalysa, 17, a RAPP participant (Relationship Abuse Prevention Program) – after our third annual “Song Writing for Social Change Workshop.”