UnderstandingtheHip Hop GenerationwithDelbert BooneNND Productions, Inc.New York, NY
“Each generation out of relativeobscurity must discover their mission, fulfill it or betray it.” Frantz FanonThe Wretched of the Earth
Understanding the Hip Hop Culture • The Hip Hop Culture explores new attitudes and beliefs of young people in America. • An entire spectrum of young people, including college students and young professionals, as well as the urban masses, have come to identify with Hip Hop’s cadence.
Hip Hop Birth Years 1965 - 1984 • Those at the end of the civil rights/ black power generation were the ones who gave birth to the hip-hop movement. • Hip Hop culture arguably the single most significant achievement of this young generation.
America’s Unfulfilled Promises • Education • Housing • Employment Opportunities • Wages • Mortgage Loan Approval • War on Drugs • Criminal Justice System • Institutional Racism
Socio-Political Factors • Pop Culture • Inadequate parenting • Inferior educational performance • Resentment filled interpersonal relationships • America’s declining moral values • Career Choices • Civil Rights movement of the 60’s
Dynamics of Adolescent Development • Influencing Factors • Values and Morals • Rights of Passage • Social Norms and Mixed Messages • Parenting
Morals & Values • Influencing Factors • Values and Morals • Rights of Passage • Social Norms and Mixed Messages • Parenting
Genetic, Social and Environmental Risk Factors • Children of alcoholics • Stressful upbringings • Sensation seekers • Children with psychological problems, conduct disorders, or those who self medicate to feel better. • Children with learning disabilities • Children of poverty
Genetic, Social and Environmental Risk Factors (cont.) • The more risk factors a child has, the greater their vulnerability.
Family Relationships Child Rearing Career Racial Identify Race Relations Politics Education Social Responsibility Patriotism Church Old Worldview Core Beliefs
Media Entertainment Pop Music Film Fashion Technology Peers Products New Worldview – Influences
When the old and new collide the old more often than not is superseded by the new. . . .
Goals of Treatment • Help clients to reclaim their life • Identify sources of disruption • Work toward unity in all areas of their life
Contact InformationDelbert BooneNND Productions13 East 131st StreetApt. 5BNew York, NY 10037Phone: (212) 491-3304E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org