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Rhyme Like A Girl

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RLAG is selected out of hundreds of applications for American Music Abroad’s 2023 Tour Season!!!

Rhyme Like a Girl (RLAG) is a collective of women MCs whose commitment to artistry, community, and global travel grew out of Toni Blackman’s vision to transform Hip Hop and use it to make our world a better place. RLAG is an extension of the Freestyle Union, her groundbreaking Echoing Green Fellowship project, and puts the spotlight on the voices of women and girls. A serial social entrepreneur, RLAG was nurtured through a seed money fellowship Toni was awarded from Open Society Institute (OSI). 


Lyrical Meditation Cypher

Lyrical Meditation Cypher Podcast began as a creative support group on the Clubhouse app during the height of the pandemic. The podcast launches later this year. LMC Podcasts periodically hosts vibe sessions open to the public.

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Created by Toni in the 90s, the Freestyle Union Cypher Workshop served as a training ground for dope MC in the Washington, DC area. Freestyle Union involved into a talented collective of performers as Toni carved out a permanent space in DC Hip Hop history. 

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