Hip Hop for Literacy

Leaders in the hip hop community are dedicated to celebrating the importance of literacy for youth and are actively educating people about the keys to success!


Celebrate music, books, and learning with a free concert featuring local performers, activities, and food trucks!  

Meet special guests Grammy-nominated artist Raheem Devaughn, rapper Jazz Anderson of VH1’s Basketball Wives LA, author Beverly Broadus Green and Jorvorskie Lane of the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Get your Golden Ticket at Trae Day to attend the Golden Ticket event with Trae tha Truth. Trae Day is on Saturday, July 22 from 3 PM till 8 PM at Discovery Green. 

Read our special guest bios and follow us at #hiphop4lit!

Golden Ticket with Trae tha Truth 
Sunday, July 23, 2017 | 1PM – 4 PM 
Julia Ideson Building | Auditorium


Scholarship Reception
Sunday, July 23, 2017 | 12 PM - 1:30 PM 
Central Library |  4th Floor Program Place 

Franklin Beauty School Scholarship
On the Grind Scholarship
No Sister Left Behind Scholarship
AIDS Foundation Scholarship
Barron Recording Studios Scholarship

Sponsors include Franklin Beauty School, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Barron Recording Studio, ABC Dental, and No Sister Left Behind.