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Beat Making Lab
Welcome to the Beat Making Lab project. North Carolina musicians Pierce Freelon and Stephen Leviton, AKA Apple Juice Kid, are teaching students around the globe how to produce hip-hop beats and we're coming along for the ride. Each week we check in with Freelon and Leviton to find out how things are going at their latest lab in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. See their weekly videos get perspective with Freelon's weekly blog.