Visiting Music Studio Mentor Joins YOUmedia

Teen musicians, singers, rappers and producers, listen up: Harold Washington Library Center YOUmedia has a new Visiting Music Studio Mentor—local hip-hop producer and performer Hakim Dough. When he's not writing beats and laying tracks for his forthcoming album, or performing throughout Chicago, Hakim provides one-on-one assistance and group workshops just for teens in YOUmedia.

Want to take your music to the next level? Get tips and feedback from this professional lyricist, producer and audio engineer. Get Studio Certified, connect with Hakim during his YOUmedia Music Mentor Office Hours and then show off your skills at Open Mic.

Hakim will also be recruiting songwriters, performers, producers, visual artists, writers and more to contribute to the first ChiTeen Records Mixtape, set to drop in the spring!

Hakim's Visiting Music Studio Mentor position is made possible through the Illinois State Library's Project Next Generation initiative.