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We Gon’ Be Alright: A reflection on Kendrick Lamar’s visit

“Something for me even bigger than mentoring is really listening…When I do that we have a little bit bigger [of a] connection than me being Kendrick Lamar and you being the student. It’s almost like we’re friends because a friend listens.” – Kendrick Lamar at High Tech High School Reflecting on Kendrick Lamar’s visit to our high school is challenging …

on goosebumps, hip-hop education, and performing for kendrick lamar

This is an incredible reflection on Kendrick Lamar’s visit to our high school, written by one of my seniors – Hamza Qureshi. Many of you saw him on NPR’s video coverage, reading his poem, “An Urdu Love,” which was inspired by Kendrick’s song, “Complexion (A Zulu Love). Hamza explores colorism in the South Asian community in a powerful way. This …