Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Maybe it's hatred I spew; maybe it's food for the spirit Hip Hop Shakespeare. 3. worksheets. In his 20 minute TED talk, he discusses links between language and power, Shakespeare and hip-hop, and knowledge and custody. Change ). They offered up recommendations -- please use the following links to jump around the sections you're interested in -- for when you're h… Go deeper into fascinating topics with original video series from TED. After an amazing break (filled with beatboxing and Interesting Things) we reconvene for Session 2 of TEDYouth. (iambs are the beat of life, music imitates the rhythm of life, da DUM, da DUM. (make them fit with, almost any beat; gives his rhymes a consistent rhythm & tempo). ( Log Out /  thoughts and ideas. translators. HANDOUT ANSWERS – Hip hop or Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet edition), HANDOUT ANSWERS – Hip hop or Shakespeare (Macbeth edition), Early Childhood: Extending Interactive Reading. To destroy the beauty from which one came Hip Hop Shakespeare. & perception is taken away, and you're left with the. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. agree with this statement? Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Those answer keys are attached below: Romeo and Juliet - HANDOUT ANSWERS - Hip hop or Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet edition) Macbeth - HANDOUT ANSWERS - Hip hop or Shakespeare (Macbeth edition) Listen to the MP3 Audio here: Hip-Hop & Shakespeare by Akala at TEDxAldeburgh. This rhythm is intrinsic, Akala makes the point that iambic pentameter often acts as a mnemonic device-- something that helps, readers to remember the words easier. ( Log Out /  What are some of the things that hip hop and Shakespeare share? Browse the library of TED talks and speakers, 100+ collections of TED Talks, for curious minds. I was not born under a rhyming planet Hip Hop Shakespeare Shakespeare. (Watch his talk on TED.com) His work on TV is abo... We are thrilled to announce the new class of Fellows for TED2016. Do you think putting words to a rhythm enables you to remember. Discover everything Scribd has to offer, including books and audiobooks from major publishers. Why or why not? 1. Play along with the Akala’s pop quiz and see if you can tell which of the following quotes are hip hop lyrics and which are lines from Shakespeare:-“To destroy the beauty from which one came…” Your guess: Correct answer:-“Maybe it’s hatred I spew; maybe it’s food for the spirit.” All rights reserved. Akala is a hip-hop artist who started his own company in the UK, The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company (THSC). Learn more about the TED.com translations are made possible by volunteer Open Translation Project. Finding novel ways of engaging students and exploring content. Those answer keys are attached below: Tags: Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. A teacher edition worksheet that follows the The Hip Hop Shakespeare Company's Akala lecture on youtube. All photos: Ryan Lash On the website is a plethora of talks and ideas of relevance today. Learn how your comment data is processed. ( Log Out /  :( He's best known for his role as co-host of the TV show MythBusters on the Discovery Channel.