Click here to make Academy teacher, Asad “Ultra” Walker Washington City Paper’s Best Visual Artist of 2016!
DC restaurant named after the infamous soul emulator, Marvin Gaye, is giving 25% of its New Years Eve ticket sales to WBL as a part of Give the Gift of Hip-Hop. Celebrate with the close of another year with the whole team that got you there while supporting DC’s best Hip-Hop nonprofit.
Lead history as a young writer committed to civic & community engagement, poetry & performance, human relations, diversity and education across Washington DC metro area. The Washington DC Youth Poet Laureate is a joint program of Urban Word NYC and Words Beats & Life (WBL) with support from Busboys and Poets, The DC Public Libraries, […]
Remixing the Art of Social Change is an annual international Teach-In hosted by Words Beats & Life. Organizations, artists and scholars that utilize hip-hop culture come to the Teach-In to promote social change and advance how hip-hop makes that change last. 2015 marks Washington D.C.’s 8th year hosting the Teach-In, leading Chicago and San Francisco. […]
Words, Beats & Life does chess and hip-hop better than ever! Bum Rush the Boards has opened up registration and invites every chess-head and future grandmaster to show off their skills in friendly competition and some hip-hop fun. Think of all the references to chess you hear in hip-hop music. Wu-Tang Clan, Jay Z, […]
Celebrating twelve years of Words Beats & Life Inc. and nine years of decipher radio. Featuring:DJ Jahsonic, DJ RBI, DJ 2-Tone Jones, DJ B Side DJ Machete, Quartermaine and DJ Scientific!!! Admission is free for all #WBLMVPs Admission is free if you donate a jacket and half price if you bring two cans of soup. […]