- Origin: MO
- Grant awarded in: 2019
What is Healthy Hip Hop?
Healthy Hip Hop utilizes technology and the hip hop culture to help improve student learning environments and academic outcomes. Our dual sided technology, with SaaS platform and mobile application empowers users to live stream, publish and share interactive content.
Roy Scott is the Founder and CEO of Healthy Hip Hop, an EdTech platform powered by the arts and social interaction. Considered by many as the “Sesame Street of the 21st Century “. With over fifteen years of experience in the music industry, a passion for technology and helping the youth, Scott turned what he loved into a business. Healthy Hip Hop has quickly gained traction through their live engagement and online content, contracting with such companies as Blue Cross Blue Shield, SHAPE America, The LeBron James Family Foundation and many more. Currently, Scott serves as writer and executive producer of H3 technology and content.
Wes Smith is co-founder of Healthy Hip Hop, which is considered by many as the "Sesame Street of the 21st Century". Smith is a seasoned music publisher, with over ten years experience in writing, producing and artist development. In 2018, Smith created the animated character, PJ Panda, who has become the mascot for the Healthy Hip Hop brand.