Meet Timothy Welbeck: Professor and Attorney by Day, Rapper by Night

Phillip Luke Sinitiere
Jul 10, 2019 - 5:00

If you’d said I’d be rapping, lecturing, lawyering,” states Timothy Welbeck on his 2019 record Living Wage, “It’d sound to me as real as the life that Tom Sawyer lived.” The opening lines from the track and newly released video of “Working Professional” expresses the creative fusion of Welbeck’s work as an MC, a professor at Temple University, and a civil rights attorney with the Council on American Islamic Relations Philadelphia chapter. He’s a writer who produces scholarly articles on hip-hip and...

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