Timothy Welbeck is an attorney, educator, and contributing writer. As an attorney, his practice has focused on medical malpractice, personal injury, family law, entertainment law, and corporate liability. He also lectures in the Department of African American Studies at Temple University, where he instructs Hip-Hop and Black Culture, in addition to Mass Media and the Black Community. As an artist, length recordings, to critical acclaim, shared the stage with national and international acts, won songwriting contests, mentored other artists and otherwise actively engaged the culture for over a decade. He also contributes to several online and print publications that offer editorials, reviews and analysis of hip-hop culture.