Today’s guest is Syreeta Gates , founder of The Gates Preserve, a multimedia experience company that preserves and archives hip-hop. She curates innovative experiences like Shaping The Culture a documentary film featuring the never before told story about the writers and journalists that created and shaped the language for hip-hop culture, as well as Yo Stay Hungry, a unique hip-hop culinary competition that bridges hip-hop and food. Syreeta was included in Glamour Magazine’s “Top 20 Under 25″ and she is highlighted in John Schlimm’s book, Stand Up!: 75 Young Activists Who Rock the World, And How You Can, Too!”. Holding a B.A. in Urban Youth Culture, the only degree of its kind in the world, Gates is the former Creative Director of Travel Noire, a multi-dimensional platform for unconventional travelers.

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