Why Oprah Winfrey, DMX and Jon Gosselin Care About Rap Therapy

As part of a new contest Oprah Winfrey has launched to help find the new talk show host for her OWN Network, The Rap Therapist has created worlwide buzz for his rap about Oprah and helping foster care children.
 
 
The Rap Therapist
The Rap Therapist
 
May 23, 2010 - PRLog -- As part of a new contest Oprah Winfrey has launched to help find the new talk show host for her OWN Network, The Rap Therapist has created worlwide buzz for his rap about Oprah and helping foster care children. Rap Therapy is a technique created by licensed social worker and Rap Therapist, Blake LeVine, LMSW. He uses this to teach kids to write hip hop song, dance, and art about their troubled pasts. Kids have been able to open up about sexual abuse, coming out, bullying, HIV, gangs, and drug abuse.

Rap Therapy and The Rap Therapist television show is making major news in Hollywood. Last year, DMX was in discussions to star in a show helping The Rap Therapist. Chuck D from Public Enemy sat down with The Rap Therapist at several major television networks. Now Oprah Winfrey and her audience are deciding if the Rap Therapy television show deserves a home on OWN (The Oprah Winfrey Network).

The crusade of educating about Rap Therapy, has led The Rap Therapist to help The Salvation Army, homeless New Yorkers, children in religious organizations, and in private practice. A small list of people interviewed about Rap Therapy include Tom Cruise, Diddy, Ludacris, Russell Simmons, Ja Rule, Anne Hathaway, The Black Eyed Peas, Lil Kim, Wyclef Jean, Jon Gosselin, Patrick McMullan, Calvin Klein, Brett Ratner, and many other entertainment stars.

If you are interested in voting for The Rap Therapist to have his own show on Oprah's new network please vote at: http://myown.oprah.com/audition/index.html?request=video_...

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About Rap Therapy:
Rap Therapy is a television show and feature film about helping children in foster care by creating hip hop song, dance and art about their experiences. The Rap Therapist is a licensed social worker named Blake LeVine, LMSW who created this technique in the early 1980's.
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