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We’re getting inspired by the two time Grammy nominated Alphabet Rockers founders, Kaitlin McGaw and Tommy Shepherd.
Alphabet Rockers make music that makes change. Known as the preeminent children’s hip hop artists to focus on social change and racial justice, they are consciousness in motion. They spark an intergenerational conversation about the world through music and dance. Partnering with thought leaders on anti-bias and child development, they create empowered, engaging concerts and activities for young children, families, and educators.
The Alphabet Rockers have developed an anti-racism mini-training for kids, families and teachers called We Got Work To Do. Learn about bias, oppression, and where kids have power to stand up to hate, and make change.
Then Thaniel from our Kids Crew has a review of Arnold Lobel’s classic book for kids, Frog and Toad All Year published by Scholastic Press. Thaniel tells us what makes this book such an excellent read, and ranks it on our 1 to 5 green chili rating system.
This show is mixed with excellent music which will inspire you to dance, get connected with your community, and read a book!
Playlist: Alphabet Rockers
|A Ticket To Ride (feat. Father Goose Music & Irie Goose)||Donikkl||A Ticket To Ride (feat. Father Goose Music & Irie Goose) - Single||2022 DONIKKL Productions||02:46|
|Vibes (feat. Alphabet Rockers & Denzil Findley)||SaulPaul||Be the Change||2020 ReRoute Music Group||03:14|
|My Light||Alphabet Rockers||Rise Shine #Woke||2017 School Time Music LLC||02:06|
|Say Word (Instrumental)||Secret Agent 23 Skidoo||Infinity Plus One||2016 Underground Playground||01:12|
|Black Gxrl Magic (feat. Samara Atkins, MADlines, Lillian Ellis, Maya Fleming, RyanNicole & Honey Mahogany)||Alphabet Rockers||The Love||2019 School Time Music LLC||03:27|
|Shine||Alphabet Rockers||Rise Shine #Woke||2017 School Time Music LLC||03:22|
|Invocation of the Duke||DaKah Hip Hop Orchestra||Unfinished Symphony||2002 Stravingus Records||01:24|
|Just Be (feat. Mahawam & Billy Dean Thomas)||Alphabet Rockers||The Love||2019 School Time Music LLC||02:46|
|Tanguedo||Blue Dot Sessions||Union Hall||2019 Blue Dot Sessions||01:02|
|Frog & Toad||Vint & Mathilda||Yeah Baby||2012 Vint Blackburn||02:48|
|The Books I Like to Read||The Hipwaders||The Books I Like to Read / Sesame Street Theme - Single||2012 The Hipwaders||02:22|
|Kind Words||Claudia Robin Gunn||Sing Through The Year - A Little Wild Childhood||2020 Claudia Robin Gunn||04:03|
|Slide||Alphabet Rockers||Slide - Single||2022 School Time Music LLC||03:35|