photo portrait of Akrobatik


Award-winning Hiphop artist and educator

As a direct link to hip-hop’s original mantra of peace, love, unity and having fun, Akrobatik is a vital member of the culture and community. Akro has been a teaching artist at Boston’s Zumix, where he instructed students in songwriting and live performance skills, as well as volunteering at Cambridge’s The Hip-Hop Transformation. Since 2014 Akrobatik has served as a visiting lecturer for the University of Massachusetts Boston Honors College. He co-designed and co-taught a course titled, “Hip Hop: History and Practice” with Department Chair and Professor of American Studies Rachel Rubin