C-Grimey is a hip hop artist, an arts educator, and a community activist from Chattanooga Tennessee. He is the co founder of I Can’t Breathe CHA a grassroots movement created to educate and engage people in civic affairs. He is co manager of the maker space at the downtown bicentennial library and dedicated to co creating a better world for the future. Cameron Williams, a.k.a., C-Grimey is a Tennessee-based rapper who combines innovative beats and melodies with forceful, heartfelt lyrics to a signature sound. He’s been writing rhymes since the age of 12 and performing since he was 16. His music deals with everything from street tales to political issues.
Using his network and resources in the art world C-Grimey began his journey in arts education and advocacy. Starting the non-profit organization Hip-Hop for Humanity focusing on free after school art programs for students who are more likely to be left unattended at home. He also became lead teaching artist at Co Pac’s Full Circle T.A.P.(Teaching Artist Program) which uses the arts of all mediums to explore emotional awareness and decision making .
C-Grimey along with being full time artist, educator, and curator, is now co manager of the maker space at the Bicentennial Library downtown
Chattanooga. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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