Late City Edition: Thursday, August 8th at 9pm

As part of WKCR’s early hip hop celebration, Late City Edition sat down with Dr. Olajide Williams, known in the recording studio as The Hip Hop Doc. Williams, who is also Chief of Staff of Neurology and Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center, heads up the Hip Hop Public Health program. The program employs hip hop and rap to educate elementary-age students about stroke prevention. Tune in to hear Dr. Williams discuss the project, public health innovation, and the importance of arts in education.