Artist info

Genre

Hip Hop


band members

Toby Finlayson Joel Westlake Young people from Alparrurulam NT


Bio

The Schoolly Crew are a group of 'Alywarre' (pronounced Yawada) young people from one of the most remote Indigenous communities in Australia (possibly the world) - Alparrurulam NT. (700kms from Alice Springs, 300km from Mt Isa). These songs are the outcome of a four week mentoring program with Desert Pea Media, a community & cultural development organisation working in remote and regional indigenous communities since 2003. Desert Pea Media delivers innovative 'hip hop literacy programs', where songs are written with young people, with the objective of empowering, educating and advocating awareness of local social and cultural issues. All proceeds generated from these songs go to developing further opportunities for marginalised young people to be heard and to create...

Review

taylormang

11 Dec 2012

50

So much fun as soon as it started playing!

So much fun as soon as it started playing!

Review

jadefly

19 Dec 2012

50

awesome track, worth a read up on the Desert Pea Media website.......

awesome track, worth a read up on the Desert Pea Media website.......

Review

50

Truly inspiring and more moving to see the energy in these kids eyes than anything in mainstream radio in the United States right now. I work in social work with homeless youth and I wish there was a group like Desert Pea Media here to help produce such amazing tracks with our youth. Awesome!

Truly inspiring and more moving to see the energy in these kids eyes than anything in mainstream radio in the United States right now. I work in social work with homeless youth and I wish there was a group like Desert Pea Media here to help produce such amazing tracks with our youth. Awesome!