How a Few Legendary Rappers and 1 Cool Doctor are Creating Better Health Outcomes for Inner City Kids

April 7, 2015 5:10 PM

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Dr. Olajide Williams is a neurologist and a hip hop fan. Doug E. Fresh is an critically-acclaimed rapper and an avid health nut. In 2005, the two paired up to produce "Stroke Ain't No Joke," a song aimed at educating young people about the warning signs of a stroke.

As NationSwell describes, this unlikely collaboration has continued. Hip Hop Public Health is a campaign that uses animation, songs and live performances to educate low-income children and families about healthy living. Since 2008, the group has performed in more than 150 schools, teaching an estima...

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