Hip Hop Education: Interview with David Spellmon
From Seth Markle
16th Trinity International Hip Hop Festival, 2022
Interview conducted by Seth Markle, Assoc. Professor of History and International Studies.
London Born. World Raised. David Spellmon is a Behavior Specialist based out of Charlotte, NC. His main objectives are sending off infectious positive energy and meeting students where they are at to improve their academic and behavioral status. David specializes in creating innovative ways to incorporate Hip Hop Pedagogy, Social and Emotional Learning, Service Learning, and Cultural Responsiveness to make an impact on his students. He is also the author of the book Just Like Music: Social Emotional Learning Inspired by Hip-Hop.