History in the making, moving, shaking, living, breathing in the tempo of change. The School of Hip Hop is a Non Profit 501(c)(3) cultural and creative arts based movement, purposed to revitalize our community and build a brighter future. Our mission is to breakdown barriers which block pathways for arts education, cultural enrichment, and upward mobility for minority youth.
James D. Heiskell MM MT-BC
Bachelors of Arts University of Arizona Psychology Board Certified Master's Level Music therapist
Masters of Arts Herberger school of Music Arizona State University
Masters of Science Clinical Counseling Grand Canyon University
Licensed Associate Counselor Arizona Board of Behavioral Health. Music lover and counselor. Texas native. Enjoys working with the community and youth.
Singer/songwriter/Emcee. Communications degree from University of Pennsylvania. Daughter of Debbie Sledge of the legendary group from Philly “Sister Sledge”. Master of ceremonies for the dynamic band Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra. Global ambassador and performer spreading the core principles of HipHop culture Peace, Unity and Having Fun !!!
Philadelphia born and raised in HipHop Culture. Music producer and guitar player. Educator of all things HipHop and business. Afrikana studies degree from San Diego State University. Favorite quote “Everything you know could fill up all the books in the world and everything you don’t know could fill up all the books in the universe”. -Tex