Hip Hop Boot Camp | 2018 – Course Outline

1. Song WritingContent Development.
Factors that influence our creative process.
Stages of the song writing process.
Key factors to consider in song composition.
Collaborative writing
Rap Ciphers
2. Studio PreparationProcess
The Song
Producers
3. Live Performance PrepConception
Rehearsals
Confidence
4. Financial LiteracyWhat is a business?
Sources of business
Making a budget
How to make a saving plan
Loan Management
Investment considerations
5. Visual Aspect of MusicThe need for visual communication
Preparation for the shoot
Promotion and marketing
6. Hip Hop Elements LectureRap
Graffiti
Deejaying
Breaking
7. UG Hip Hop Awards LectureWhat/Who is The Tribe UG?
How the UG Hip-Hop Awards came about?
Why the Awards were created?
When the Awards happen?
The future of the UG Hip-Hop Awards
8. Personal DevelopmentPersonal Development Planning (PDP)
Process of personal development
Benefits of PDP for personal life
Basic personal development truths
Organising your time
Tools/resources for personal development
9. Profile WritingHow to write a compelling profile/subject matter
The importance of good research
How to best pace a story (internal rhythm)
Proof reading
10. Album Recording SessionsBreakup into groups
Introduction
Team work
Compositions
11. Impact of Internet and Social MediaWhy social?
I am the captain of my ship; platforms & their uses
Social media and the internet of things: using social media as a tool
Guiding Principles + Best Practices
Campaigning + Strategy
Hands On (practical session)