Syreeta Gates


Syreeta Gates

Syreeta Gates has created an unparalleled connection with young people. As the founder of The SWT Life, Curator for History MEETS Hip-Hop, and author of Just Be Cause: AH HA Moments to Inspire the Next Generation of Change Makers (2013), she has inspired, educated and impacted hundreds of American youth in the past seven years. Syreeta was awarded Glamour Magazine’s “Top 20 Under 25” in 2010 and is highlighted in Tony Wagner’s new book Creating Innovators (2012). Her accomplishments as a youth development consultant and philanthropist have established her as one of the most promising cultural leaders to watch.

Rhymes: Lost Boyz “Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz”, Jay-Z “Sweet”, and Nas “Bridging the Gap”


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More Info on Syreeta:

The SWT Life

History MEETS Hip-Hop

Just Be Cause: AH HA Moments to Inspire the Next Generation of Change Makers

Songs from this Interview:

Lost Boyz “Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz”

Puff Daddy ft. Lil’ Kim, the LOX, and the Notorious B.I.G. “All About the Benjamins”

The LOX “We’ll Always Love Big Poppa”

Jay-Z “Moment of Clarity”

Jay-Z ft. Pharrell “Excuse Me Miss”

Jay-Z “Sweet”

Kanye West ft. Jay-Z “Diamonds from Sierra Leone (Remix)”

Jay-Z and Kanye West “Ni**gas in Paris”

Ghostface Killah “We Made It”

Kanye West “Power”

Jay-Z “Beach Chair”

Nas ft. Olu Dara “Bridging the Gap”

Busta Rhymes “Everything Remains Raw”

Cam’ron ft. Jaheim “More Reasons”

Big K.R.I.T. “Yesterday”

Lupe Fiasco “Hood Now (Outro)”

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