The Happiness Club is a group of Chicago kids who are committed to helping their peers by encouraging positive values and social change through original hip-hop and pop music and dance. Diverse in age, race and background, The Happiness Club kids sing out against drugs, gangs, violence and smoking and say “yes” to education, tolerance, high self-esteem, helping the environment and better nutrition for kids.
The Happiness Club won the City of Chicago's 2010 Earth Day video contest with their entry "So Hot,” a song written to increase awareness of global warming. Notable appearances this past year include: The 2011 Easter Egg Roll at The White House, The “Celebration of Music Tour" with renowned conductor, Andre Rieu at the AllState Arena, the Green Carpet premiere of the film “Carbon Nation” at the Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago’s Millennium Park, and Kidzapalooza, the family stage at Lollapalooza.
The Happiness Club has collaborated and recorded songs with with Grammy nominated song writer Tor Hyams, Grammy Award winning rap artist Che Rhymefest Smith, rap artist Naledge-Kids In The Hall and World's fastest rapper Twista. (The Happiness Club is a not-for-profit organization).