Lecrae will be going from the studio to the classroom later this month where he will be part of a teaching team for a six-week pop-up workshop held by the d.school at Stanford University. The workshop, “Controlling The Narrative: Building A Legacy Through Film and Business” will explore how the stories of underrepresented minority youth are told through film and rich media. It will be held at the d.school in Oakland and East Palo.
Lecrae’s message in his TEDx Talk, “Heroes and Villains: Is Hip-Hop A Cancer Or A Cure” explored a similar subject – how our worldview and perspective is determined by the lens through which we see the world. This time he’s changing the lens by teaching the next generation of content creators to have a greater appreciation when capturing the stories of subjects who may have grown up differently and who have daily obstacles to overcome. The six week program will runs from September 30th until October 28th.