Rapping About Prevention, Inc.

The "No Puff Daddy"

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Contact Info
Rapping About Prevention Inc.
P. O. Box 602
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

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Email: sterlenbarr@aol.com

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RAP School Assemblies

Sterlen Barr, No Puff Daddy, CEO of Rapping About Prevention Inc., is a health educator and motivational rap artist. He educates, inspires, motivates and encourages youth to stay healthy and make positive choices. Sterlen and his dance group, Special EFX, deliver a high-energy presentation using facts, humor, personal experience, games, audience participation, and a live rap and dance performance.

School Assembly Programs, K-12

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Fun Food & Fitness

Fun Food & Fitness promotes physical activity and healthy food choices with an engaging, high-energy interactive presentation!... More >>
Violence and Bullying Prevention

Violence and Bullying Prevention is a program designed to decrease bullying and violence in schools. It strives to make schools safe havens and positive learning environments. It focuses on changing the idea that kids are not supposed to tell when they see or experience something wrong, and that "snitches get stitches." ... More >>

Through this program students are helped to avoid teen pregnancy, being targeted by sexual imagery in the media, and negative choices. Music is used as an example of how we live in a society where "sex sells"... More >>
Drug, Alcohol & Tobacco Prevention: Unfiltered Facts

The Unfiltered Facts presentation is highly interactive, includes rap and dance performances, and promotes a passion for being drug-free, alcohol-free and smoke-free! It focuses on telling the truth, the unfiltered facts, about the harmful effects of drugs, alcohol and tobacco products, and the marketing practices of the tobacco industry. Information is shared that is not commonly found in newspapers, on television, or in classrooms, and it is facilitated in a way that is personal, powerful and effective!... More >>

Motivational Speaker, Special Events

Sterlen Barr has opened up his schedule to include additional events such as: Conferences - Motivational Keynote Speaker / Workshops; Corporate Functions; Senior Centers; Fundraising Events; Daycares; Summer Programs; Camps - RAP Shows or 1-10 Workshops including rap/dance lessons and youth finale (see camp flyer); community fairs; and, so much more!

Additional Assemblies or Speaker Topics Include: The Big Test Pep Rally (PSSA, Keystone Exam, Midterms); Tobacco/E-Cigarettes Education; Abstinence; Hypertension, Stroke & Prostate Education; Learn How to Get Your Numbers Down: Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, etc. And, Coming Soon, Math, Reading & More - Working Together to Improve Test Scores and Graduation Rates.

Sterlen has been a presenter for conferences in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Ohio and Florida. The RAP crew is also willing to travel to a city near you!

Party Packages

The RAP team has performed for hundreds of parties, providing them with an MC, dancers, and crowd engagement services. The team is available for Sweet Sixteens, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Graduations, Family Reunions, Work Parties and more. Kids, parents and clients are always impressed with the high quality and standards the entire RAP team provides at every function. Sterlen Barr always says if he can't give 110%, then he will not accept the job. Add some RAP to your next successful party today!


Sterlen Barr's Rapping About Prevention programs have been called "one of the best" assemblies by staff and students alike. He has received near perfect ratings at conferences. Evaluations from his presentations have been outstanding and showed positive impact towards knowledge, behavior and attitude.

Book RAP by calling, texting or emailing them, and asking if they can present at your next event today! Hurry, their schedule fills up fast!

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Raving Reviews!

May 19, 2017
“Our students were captivated, engaged and excited. You and the performers were energetic, enthusiastic, and dynamic." more>>

February 20, 2017
“It was the best assembly we had in a very long time." more>>

December 8, 2016
“As always, your message was well received and right on time! The students and staff enjoyed every minute." more>>

December 7, 2016
“Your performance was great as usual." more>>

December 2, 2016
“Best assembly ever..." more>>

November 4, 2016
“AWESOME AS ALWAYS! Our fifth grade students were thrilled and loved the assembly!" more>>

July 7, 2016
Camp: “You guys are the absolute best!!! Last night parents sent me messages telling me how their kids were explaining the dangers of smoking and other aspects of yesterday's session." more>>

July 5, 2016
“Our campers really enjoyed and benefited from it. You have a fantastic way of bringing across the importance of health and exercise through your program. It is very encouraging to see such a program being offered to our children." more>>

May 4, 2016
“You and your crew did it again!! Thank you so much for providing such a wonderful, high-energy presentation" more>>

March 22, 2016
“I just want to thank you and your group of performers for the enriching assembly you performed at our school..." more>>

February 12, 2016
From student: “...you came into our school and spread the word about respect, all the people who bullied me stopped, the people who made fun of the teachers stopped. All because of you..." more>>

February 4, 2016
From student: “Rap/dancers/speech was one of the best that I have ever seen... thank you guys for opening up my mind and heart. My mom and dad both smoke and I hope that once I tell them what I learned today it will make them quit." more>>

January 14, 2016
“You all have a lot of talent... I had a good time on stage with the kids. It takes us out of our everyday element and lets them see that we [teachers] like to have fun too!” more>>

January 6, 2016
“Your delivery of the nutrition and fitness message is unique and as I found out on-point, age appropriate for a high school audience!” more>>

December 22, 2015
"I want to thank you and your team on another outstanding performance and stressing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and making good decisions!!!” more>>

December 19, 2015
“There is so much to enjoy during your show, but what I love most about your group's presentation is the attention the performers give to the special needs students.” more>>

December 16, 2015
“The energy and interactivity is exactly what these kids need! They definitely brought the HYPE!” more>>

December 14, 2015
“The kids and the staff can't stop talking about it [your assembly]. Not only was everyone educated, but they were engaged and entertained as well. Can't wait to have you back!” more>>

December 11, 2015
“LOVED the show! It was the perfect balance of information and fun.” more>>

December 9, 2015
“I would like to thank you for the wonderful job your group did yesterday. The faculty, students and administration were very happy.” more>>

November 13, 2015
“You were able to keep the kids engaged for the full hour and present information...in a fun and relatable way. I also loved that you got the teachers involved in the assembly.” more>>

October 16, 2015
“I have seen your presentation for about 8 years now... It's an inspiring presentation that is definitely much needed with today's youth.” more>>

October 8, 2015
“My students thoroughly enjoyed the presentation and have not stopped talking about it since.” more>>

October 1, 2015
“They learned more in the hour of entertainment from your group, then weeks of classroom instruction on nutrition and exercise!" more>>

September 18, 2015
“you all did a fantastic job this morning at Hilltop teaching anti-bullying! My students talked about you guys all day and I think your message really got across!” more>>

May 6, 2015
"You, Demetrius, and your team of dancers have a real gift when it comes to relating to youngsters! " more>>

May 4, 2015
"High energy just does not cover it! Thank you for the wonderful assembly... We've not experienced nutrition & exercise in such an exciting way before!" more>>

Mar 23, 2015
"It was AWESOME!! The kids and staff loved it [your assembly] and were so energized for the entire day. Your group interacted so well with our students. They were amazing!" more>>

Mar 18, 2015
"Your assembly was one of the best I have seen in a long time. My first grade students absolutely loved the entire performance... You really know how to interact with the kids to get your message to them. " more>>

Mar 17, 2015
"...what a phenomenal job you did. The enthusiasm and energy that you and the other guys had was simply wonderful. I have to tell you that, in my opinion, this was one of the best programs we have ever had..." more>>

Mar 17, 2015
"What a powerful performance and lasting impact you had on my young Kindergarten students..." more>>

Jan 31, 2015
"the BEST DAY EVER at School..." more>>

Jan 23, 2015
"Your crew is such an integral part of the HYPE movement and everyone loves to see them perform. Below is a thank you for sending your guys to our Hoops for Heart event..." more>>

Dec 5, 2014
"I wanted to say 'Thank you' for once again coming to our
school. Your assembly is more entertaining every time you guys bring it to our school..." more>>

Nov 13, 2014
"Today’s presentation was phenomenal. Thank you so much for coming to share with our students..." more>>

Oct 30, 2014
"I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you for sending your team for our annual nutrition assembly..." more>>

Oct 29, 2014
From a student "...I just wanted to say I am very impressed with today's performance, it was amazing. Fun Food & Fitness is an outstanding program..." more>>

May 15, 2014
"In all of my years teaching middle school, I have never encountered a more engaging and enthusiastic performance..." more>>

November 30, 2010
"I want to thank you for the outstanding presentation you made at Alexander Adaire School!!!..."more>>

Feb 1, 2010
"I am writing to let you know how much my students and I appreciated your performance and message..." more>>

Jan 21, 2010
"You and your crew put on such a high energy, informative, exciting, talent loaded, personal..." more>>

Nov 18, 2009
"Our Smith Middle School is still rocking and talking about the most wonderful assembly..." more>>

Nov 10, 2009
"I have been recommending you to other PE staff and schools here in our district..." more>>

Jun 4, 2003
"Sterlen's performance is OUSTANDING!!!..." more>>

Apr 1, 2003
Lackawanna County Commission-"The comments from the evaluation included 'We love Sterlen!'..." more>>

Jan 10, 2002
Philadelphia Futures-"You certainly have a talent..." more>>

July 8, 2001
Florida Center for Tobacco Education-"What a great job!!!..." more>>

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