Content Specialist: Hip Hop
Kenrick Wagner is a social entrepreneur and hip hop artist with over 15 years of professional musical experience as a music educator, performer, recording artist, author and producer.
Mr. Wagner’s life’s work has been dedicated to providing top-quality youth programming and building a generation of leaders that will use creativity to learn and thrive. Serving over 1000 youth in partnership with organizations such as Roads to Success, Kids Creative, Playworks and as Founder of EMBASSY Initiative. Kenrick Wagner has also been a consultant for NYC Department of Education and Country Roads Foundation in support for curriculum, training and development of youth professionals.
Kenrick believes that one of the biggest challenges we face today in youth development is building an inclusive culture for young people to express themselves through music. To address these issues Kenrick has created “Its a Rap for Good: Creating Positive Classroom Culture”; a workshop that introduces educators to techniques and tools that break the barriers of hip hop culture in the classroom. This workshop has been well received by both regional and national organizations.
As a Hip Hop Artist and producer, Kenrick has released 2 albums, BQE Volume 1 and BQE Volume 2. He is currently working on a third project “Soundboy” scheduled to be released in 2018.
p>Kenrick has secured Keynotes with the American Camping Association, NJSACC, Affinity Health New York and various companies Nationwide. In addition Mr. Wagner has also been featured in Forbes Magazine and Fox 5 News and Beyonce’s “Bey Good foundation for work in partnership with Statebags Incorporated