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Summer 2014

Posted by on May 30, 2014 with 0 Comments

We’re excited to announce that we will be hosting our 5th summer of classes. The classes will be held once a week on Tuesdays and run for 6 weeks from July 1st through August 5th. Beat Making Class (High School students only): Learn about the beat making process with specialized computer software and technical devices. Tuesdays  3:30-6:30pm  [...]

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Spring 2013 Finale + Summer 2013 Session

Posted by on April 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

As we continue to work through the details of our Summer 2013 session, we thought we’d share some more pics and video from the recent Spring 2013 classes. Enjoy! DFD gives students pointers on rapping & writing.                                     [...]

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Spring 2013 Update 2 (MC Classes)

Posted by on March 15, 2013 with 0 Comments

Wow, time sure does fly. We’re entering into our final weeks of the Knockstudy classes and wanted to provide a quick update. Dumbfoundead dropped by this week to work with the students on improving their rapping skills. It was also great to be see Knockstudy alumni stop by to show support to the new class. [...]

Spring 2013 Update 1 (Film classes)

Posted by on March 4, 2013 with 0 Comments

Whether you agreed or disagreed with the results of the Oscar’s last week, you can’t help but appreciate the tremendous amount of hard-work and talent infused in all of the nominated films. Great scripts, lighting, directing, acting, editing, and so on… so many little things that need to be done right to make  a great [...]

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Spring 2013 Session

Posted by on January 24, 2013 with 1 Comments

Sup Folks, We’re excited to make a few announcements for our upcoming Spring 2013 session. During the Spring 2013 session, Knockstudy will be offering three classes: (1) Beat-Making; (2) MC Writing; and (3) Film Making. So, if you’re attending junior high or high school and interested, make sure to apply! Applications can be downloaded at knockstudy.org/spring2013/. Program [...]

Bresee 2013

Posted by on January 3, 2013 with 0 Comments

We’ve had the privilege of working with the Bresee staff since the summer of 2010. It’s been a blessing. I wanted to use this post to share some videos on the work that Bresee has done. See for yourself. A clip of volunteers at the Bresee Community Center in Los Angeles (behind the Vons market [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by on November 26, 2012 with 0 Comments

I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of the people who made the past summer program possible. From the volunteers who reached out to artists and interviewed applicants, to the artists, themselves, that took the time out of their schedules to show up and teach, this program is only possible because of [...]

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Summer 2012 Update & LACMA: Through the Mic

Posted by on June 26, 2012 with 0 Comments

Sup y’all! Hope everyone’s summer has kicked off nicely. We wanted to give a quick update on what’s been going on here at Knockstudy. Our Summer 2012 session is just around the corner, starting on July 2nd. We’ve received a TON of applications and the team has been diligently reviewing and making phone calls. If [...]

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Summer 2012 Applications Available Now!

Posted by on May 22, 2012 with 22 Comments

Details and Applications for the Summer 2012 Knockstudy Program are now available at:  2012 Summer Session Program Dates: Begins July 2nd and Ends Aug 10th DJ Workshops: Learn how to scratch and mix with opportunities to DJ future events. Tues & Thurs 2:00 – 4:00pm MC/Writing Workshops: Learn the technical and creative aspects of the art of rap [...]

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2012 LACMA & Knockstudy

Posted by on May 12, 2012 with 0 Comments

Knockstudy came back to the LACMA! Jammin’ and rappin’, our Knockstudy musicians performed on stage once again at the Los Angeles County Museum of Arts. With over 400 high school students attending, the night was filled with loud music and crazy dancing. As it got darker with clouds filling the sky, hives of students rushed [...]

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