Hip Hop Financial Literacy Workshop


The numbers of songs that rap about money, popping bottles and the need for bling are endless. But what about the management of money?  Without proper financial education, bad habits drive out the good  – not unlike the rappers who set their money fire in their music videos.


This proprietary GAC workshop utilizes the power of hip hop as a breakthrough method for teaching elements of financial literacy to teens and young adults.

GAC Hip Hop Financial Literacy Workshops


Originally developed  through a grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, with programming and materials created by GAC, these workshops present financial information on number of key topics, including learning basic financial terms, choosing a dream job or business venture, balancing a checkbook, buying a home, investments and more.

Financial Literacy Workbook for teens and young adults

This workshop has been proven effective for teens and young adults.

Past supporters:  JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Emmis Communication, Eagle Academy, Harlem School of the Arts, Hip Hop Culture Center in Harlem

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  1. […] genius and college pedigree that led to his outstanding work as an Edutainment emcee for the GAC Hip Hop Financial Literacy Workshops sponsored by JPMorgan Chase Foundation in 2008.  The freestyles Niles performed, derived from GAC […]

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Hip Hop Financial Literacy Workshop