University of Wisconsin–Madison

FIRST WAVE: SPOKEN WORD AND HIP HOP IN HARLEM

Five remarkably talented young people make up the touring group of First Wave – a university sponsored Spoken Word / Hip Hop group. They are the representatives of the first major college program that promotes the art of Hip Hop and the Spoken Word with scholarship, mentoring and support. And these kids are smart, if they drop below a 3.0 at school, they are not allowed to continue with the First Wave Group.

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