Highlighted Story – The Beatboxing Baker

Hip-hop and bread. These are seldom spoken in the same breath. But for Abood Aladham, who works in a bakery by day and beatboxes by night, these are life. Hear Abood’s heart for Jordan’s hip-hop community—particularly for younger up-and-coming beatboxers—how he founded the Jordan Beatbox Championship, and about his dreams for using his passion for beatboxing in less conventional ways to impact the community around him.

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