The CHTP creative foundation was introduced at a HIPHOP SEMINAR held at Leedo Peace home an orphanage in Dhaka which houses and rehabilitates children rescued from the streets. Founded by KRAEZY Streetwear x Cross Culture MEDIA The CHTP Project is designed to empower underprivileged urban youth using the art and alchemy of hip hop. The project will run classes on the following subjects to help kids on the program to explore their passion and talent, HIP HOP HISTORY / LYRIC & CREATIVE WRITING, ART & DESIGN, MUSIC PRODUCTION AND VIDEO / PHOTOGRAPHY.
Seminar started with a brief introduction from the founder + support partner
Haydor Ali | KRAE
British Bangladeshi cultural creative
CEO @KRAEZY Streetwear, the think tank behind the program, KRAE has been supporting and inspiring underground hip hop artists reflecting the ethos of the KRAEZY streetwear brand for over a decade.
Forhad Hussain, executive director founder @LEEDO PEACE HOME has been working with destitute kids since 1989 and since has helped rescue over 2000 children of the street. The seminar continued followed by an inspirational talk from socially conscious rapper / poet Nizam Rabby, he expressed his thoughts, gratitude and support for the initiative. Followed by brief talk from Matheon, videographer founder of CLOWN Production.
After the seminar and refreshments art & entertainment segment of the day commenced which gave kids at the orphanage a bite size experience of the subculture.
KRAE and local artist BIJOY worked with the kids on a graffiti workshop, developing styles on paper also gave the children their first dabble with spray paint.
Followed by highlight of the evening the music performance freestyle sessions, sound was supplied by DJ Shiekh + HAQ & DJ ARUSH freestyle sessions headlined by Nizam Rabby supported by BIJOY, ENGINE PURAN PAGLA, INKCREDIBLE.
Shafayet from Jalali Set and Sadman Azad from GreenCoast came through blessed the mic showed love and support for the movement.
By end of the evening kids at the orphanage were so inspired they performed a quick segment of their own poetry over hip hop beats which had the crowed thriving.
Here is the documentary from our launch event project introduction seminar.