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BARS 2 BARS
From Bars to Bars (B2B) is an innovative and transformative arts empowerment program encouraging creative expression, cultivating entrepreneurship, and developing competency in the music and entertainment industry.
This six-month program will select from a Call for Applicants 5 Black formerly incarcerated or gang-affiliated youth (ages 16-24) in Atlanta, Georgia, who have a talent and passion for rap, hip hop, producing, and mixing.
Email B2B@blackinmatesmatter.com to send an inquiry directly to the program director.
APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED
January 2021 - March 2021
PROGRAM MARKETING + CALL FOR APPLICANTS
Finalize curriculum, guest speakers, budget; conduct marketing and outreach; Call for Applicants and selection of participants.
March 2021 - July 2021
MUSIC EDUCATION PROGRAM
By July 31, 2021, five artists will have completed 9 one-hour guest speaker workshops and 9 one-on-one mentorship sessions with deliverable assignments.
RECORD + PRODUCE
By July 31, 2021, five artists will have completed 3-6 hours of professional recording studio sessions each, and been walked through working with industry A&Rs, engineering, mastering, and produced a final project.
MARKETING + OUTREACH
By August 30, 2021, five artists will have completed 9 workshops, 6 assignments , created single cover art and had one on one studio time.
View the full proposal + B2B team below:
D.A.M.N. Entertainment is an entertainment company in Atlanta whose aim is to empower and to promote the value of the creative community. Our core values are integrity, transparency, accountability, fairness, client experience, and competency. We help our clients navigate both the creative side and the business side of the entertainment industry.
Gangstas to Growers
Gangstas to Growers and The Come Up Project are dedicated to providing work opportunities and business skills learning for at-risk and formerly incarcerated youth in underserved communities, with the goal of preventing recidivism in former offenders, ensuring they do not become one of the over 50% of the youth that returns within three years of release.