Kool Herc and Queen Pep join Get Healthy Hip Hop

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The Positive Community joined with True School University to initiate an awareness campaign focused on educating the aging Hip Hop generation to get healthy.  Organizer Jah Jah Shakur also spoke about the necessity of preventive care provided by the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and healthcare insurance in general. The program was just the start to a state-wide campaign called Get Healthy New Jersey aimed at increasing the health education of NJ citizens.

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Kool Herc and Jah Jah Shakur

Kool Herc and Kurt Nice

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Curtis Sherod, M-Tri, D-Nasty

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DJ Qua

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Kool DJ Herc and Queen Pep, organizers of the first Hip Hop official jam on August 11, 1973 at 1520 Sedgewick Ave. Bronx, NY

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Dr. Kalifani, Director of African Studies at Essex County College, New Jersey

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M-Tri, At Last, Curtis Sherod for Video Music Box

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Shaheed Push Buttons and son

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Tonia Champagne



Kurt Nice

Kurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, creating the first nationally distributed video mix tape series, Shades of Hip Hop, in the late 1990s. Since touring the country with the Stop the Violence Movement and the Temple of Hip Hop as KRS-ONE’s National Marketing Director, Kurt Nice has been a constant commentator on conscious Hip Hop and its relevance to the new rap music of today, through radio and cable appearances. contact Kurt at info@hiphoplives.net

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