Photo Essay: They’ve got the beat(s)

Hip-hop rhythms meet computer coding at VCU Engineering's Battle of the Beats

Two young students using a virtual reality device

Two weeks of hip-hop beats and computer coding came down to the hotly anticipated Battle of the Beats at VCU's Engineering Research Building July 30. The event was the culmination of Code Beats summer camp, which uses hip-hop music to teach the basics of computer science.

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