"The Movement" wins the GRAMMY for Best children's album 2023


Alphabet Rockers


We create a culture of belonging through listening and love at any age.



-CBS News

"Inspiring kids to make social change"


"The premiere children's hip hop artists focusing on social change and racial justice."

-The Kennedy Center



Bringing Joy.

Conversations that spark change.

Alphabet Rockers are one of the most influential family music acts of our time. Every song, lyric and experience brings people of all ages together at a time in our world where we need more compassion and empathy. Their unique blend of catchy melodies and thoughtful messages has garnered critical acclaim since they began in 2007 in Oakland, CA. From songs in animated series to GRAMMY Awards, the creative leadership of Kaitlin McGaw and Tommy Soulati Shepherd continues to flourish and create impact around the globe. 

Not only are they revered musicians, but Alphabet Rockers are also influential authors, media creatives, and industry leaders who are reshaping the landscape of social change. Alphabet Rockers are Fellows of the Othering & Belonging Institute, an organization at the forefront of fostering inclusivity and belonging in our society, Destiny Arts Center, and Hiiwav Black Music Incubator.

Alphabet Rockers lead with love. This dynamic duo works with people around the world in composition, curriculum design, performance and keynotes to create more peaceful societies through the power of music. Their unwavering dedication to inclusion, equity, and justice inspires us all to stand up, speak out, and be our brave, authentic selves. 

Welcome to the crew - we see you.


  • Listening.¬†
  • Bringing joy.¬†
  • Asking questions.¬†
  • Being comfortable with being uncomfortable.
  • Practicing antiracism at all ages.
  • Meeting you where you are at - and moving together.
  • Music that connects our heads + hearts.¬†
  • Media that models a culture of belonging.
  • Performances for all ages.
  • Keynotes that inspire purpose and collaboration.
  • Workshops for team building and creative impact.
  • Mentorship for young change makers.
  • Picture books, curriculum + more

Let's get into it!

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"At a time when intolerance in this country is at an all-time high, Alphabet Rockers is prompting positive change towards acceptance.‚ÄĚ
-Diversity in Action

Music that'll help a wider audience of people address topics that some might have a hard time navigating.


Alphabet Rockers weaves the stories, spirit, and voices of a widely diverse group of young people into their work.
A must-have for family listening and discussion, and in classrooms where any of these topics are taught.
-School Library Journal

"Alphabet Rockers is important music... it creates the culture that is the reality of the world we want."

— W. Kamau Bell, Emmy-Award Winner, CNN.


Our GRAMMY-winning catalogue is available 24-7. Be sure to follow on all platforms for our latest music.



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