How to keep from goin’ under

Hip-hop, which emerged from the mean streets of New York’s South Bronx in the 1970s, is being touted as a useful tool in psychotherapy and anti-stigma mental health campaigns. 

The pioneers of a project called Hip Hop Psych, Akeem Sule and Becky Inkster from the University of Cambridge’s department of psychiatry, have successfully introduced the concept in outreach to prisons, schools and nightclubs. 

In a journal commentary, the pair note that hip-hop is now a global style,