9 – 12
13 – 16
Class Times:
AM session 9:30AM – 12PM (EST)
PM session 1PM – 3:30PM (EST)
Dates: Jul 6 – 30
Tuition: $75

Be you, create and unite!

Hip Hop is for everyone, everywhere. Express yourself in NJPAC’s virtual sessions through Rapping, Beat-Making, Dancing, Graffiti, Graphic Design, Podcasting, and Music Production. This summer, our SHARED SPACE will be a place to create, explore who we are, and imagine the future. No experience necessary—you already have everything you need.

Meet Purple Haze

Sheikia S. Norris, lyrically known as Purple Haze, resides in Newark, New Jersey. Purple connects with students intentionally through powerful engagement and love for Hip Hop culture and community. Enthusiasts of the art form appreciates her energy, impeccable flow and a clever deliverance of truth. Purple has mastered her own rich style of delivering lyrics and developing parallel teaching techniques. Rapidly growing a reputation for being a lead contributor to Hip Hop education and cultural preservation, Purple is passionate about collectively bridging art & culture, education & wellness.

Our vision

NJPAC’s Hip Hop program celebrates authenticity. We acknowledge, embrace and respect everyone’s genius. We believe our affirming community contributes to peace, love & unity.

What is Hip Hop Arts & Culture?


When you sign up for Hip Hop Arts & Culture, you’re invited to IN THE MIX—a virtual clubhouse for students across all NJPAC programs. Talk about what’s going on in your lives and around the world. Explore the issues that matter to you, from climate change to social justice. Make friends, make art and make a difference! More details to come upon registration.

Technical Requirements:

This is an online experience.

Students participating will need access to a computer or tablet with internet connectivity, and a webcam and microphone for the duration of their selected programming.

One or more of the following platforms may be used for this experience:

-Google Meet

-Google Classroom

-Zoom Webinar

NJPAC is not responsible for providing technology or individual technical support for this program. Our staff will make efforts to provide aid and instruction to reconnect the student with their instructor.

A Gmail account is needed to access Google Classroom and Google Meet. If the student does not have a Gmail account, no problem! It’s free to set one up, and our staff would be able to assist you if needed. This is required in order to participate.

We recommend using a google chrome browser for this experience.



NJPAC strictly prohibits all students from sharing and/or receiving Personal Information, including, without limitation, phone number, social security number, address, email address, date of birth, social media account address, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snap Chat, etc. (collectively the “Personal Information”) in connection with any course. Although we recommend all parents/guardians monitor their child’s internet use, to the extent that the student is a minor, parents or guardians must strictly monitor such student’s internet use in connection with the course at all times and ensure that neither the parent or guardian nor the student share and/or receive any Personal Information. NJPAC is not responsible or liable for such sharing and/or receipt of Personal Information or any consequences thereof. For more information, please read:

NJPAC’s Privacy Policy

NJPAC’s Acceptable Use Policy for Virtual Courses

By registering for any course, you are acknowledging that you have read and agree to abide by these policies, and the terms, conditions, and restrictions contained therein.