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AJC ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT SOUL FOOD CYPHER; ; Soul Food Cypher elevates individuals with hip-hop

May 31, 2020 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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In foundational hip-hop films such as "Juice," "8 Mile" or "Brown Sugar," freestyle rap is often depicted in the context of a battle where a rowdy throng gathers around two MCs preparing for verbal annihilation.

The setting is typically a street corner, or some dark, damp boxing ring. Tension mounts until that moment when a boy becomes a man as the agony-filled words he's been scribbling inside his notebook spill from his mou...