Hip Hop in Children's Literature

in partnership with the Robert Russa Moton Museum

at the Virginia Children’s Book Festival

Learning from the best

The VCBF strives to provide the very best programming for our kids. We dedicate ourselves to creating engaging, dynamic, and innovative programming.

One-on-One instruction

Working closely with authors and hip hop professionals, children in this program spend two days studying literature and writing and recording their own original hip hop piece.



Tiffany Jackson


Malik 16

Hip Hop Instructor

Lady of Rage

Hip Hop Instructor

Sarah Anderson


now playing

Let Me Hear

a Rhyme

High schoolers from Prince Edward County Public Schools, and Bear Creek Academy spent two days working with Tiffany, Malik 16, Lady of Rage, and Sarah to create their own original hip hop piece based on Tiffany’s blockbuster YA novel, Let Me Hear a Rhyme

Practical uses for

Hip Hop in



Four Reasons Why

Even in Pre-School

From English to Algebra

More Money, More Problems: Andrew Carnegie to Biggie Smalls

Hip Hop Workshop

Hip Hop


to Try