conversations in regards to the impact of hip-hop and opioids on communities

A panel discussion during the Hip-Hop Health Summit at the DCU Center on Saturday.

Music is a typical language: it is remedy, it is gentle, it is love and even when you do not perceive the lyrics or phrases, the rhythm and vitality of a tune can join you to others in surprising methods.

On this regard, folks from totally different backgrounds grew up listening to the identical songs, however led totally different lives and skilled totally different outcomes.

It is a theme that has been explored on the Hip-Hop Health Summit, held on November 25 at DCU Center. The occasion included two panels that addressed points in communities by elevating these two questions: “How does hip-hop have an effect on opioid use?” and “How does hip-hop have an effect on household relationships?”

The creator of the occasion, Cédric Arno, creator and host of the present, “Music Mania Television,describes himself as a “hip-hop addict” because of his love of hip-hop and the affect it has had on his life. With this occasion, funded by the Worcester Arts Council, Arno needed to “use hip-hop as a bridge for schooling and leisure”. Arno intends to supply extra occasions that increase Worcester and Boston consciousness.

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