Washington, A. R. (2018). Integrating Hip‐Hop culture and rap music into social justice counseling with black males. Journal of Counseling & Development, 96(1), 97-105.
In this article, the author suggests that Hip‐Hop culture and rap music, in particular, can be integrated into individual counseling interactions with Black male clients to discuss the social injustices (e.g., hypercriminalization) they face. Literature examining the history of Hip‐Hop culture and how rap music has been used therapeutically with Black males is presented. The article concludes with a vignette illustrating how Elligan’s ( ) rap therapy framework can help explore experiences Black male clients encounter.
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