How HIP-HOP can Save Us B-Boy Daydreams of a New Paideia

...In my day-dreams the following is painted large on a wall, just inside the entrance to some old brick building, against which children are filing past...

7 Principles of The Cypher

1} Money buys nothing, & bosses are whack

2} Ev eryone gets to express themselves

3} Nobody is forced to do something they don’t want to do

4} YOU inspire the gro wth & morale of everyone else

5} You are responsible for deciding who you want to be

6} Together , w e decide what we want to be

7} T he Cypher is Family