Bronx teen Tyriek Overton honored at 'Rap for Rapp' contest in Brooklyn

The contest challenged students to write raps about relationships and abuse.

The contest challenged students to write raps about relationships and abuse. (6/13/13)

BROOKLYN - A Bronx teen was honored today for the rap he submitted to the 'Rap for Rapp' contest to raise abuse awareness.

South Bronx native Tyriek Overton was one of three winners honored today in Brooklyn. Run by the Relationship Abuse Prevention Program, “Rap for Rapp” challenged students to write and submit raps about domestic violence.

The three winners were awarded Beats by Dre headphones.

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