The bus, a nonprofit mobile production studio meant to help students learn how to write, record and produce songs and videos, will be in New York City from Sept. 15 to Oct. 19, and it will stop at the Bronx Academy of Letters High School on Sept. 16 with Prince Royce, who will help kids at the school create an original song and music video.
The entire school will also take part in making a giant human peace sign during the visit.
Prince Royce, who has had 11 number one hits on the Latin and Tropical charts and won 20 Latin Billboard awards throughout his career, attended the Bronx Academy of Letters growing up, which is why the bus will stop there during its stint in New York City, according to Matthew Reich, vice president of US tours and promotions for the bus.
"That’s where Prince Royce had gone to school, and so he wanted to give back to the place where he was from," Reich said. "...He wanted to work with students from his original school and work to create something really cool with them."
Prince Royce did not respond to a request for comment.
The bus will also stop at P.S. 25 in The Bronx on Sept. 30., and it will host a "Come Together" block party in Jackson Heights on Oct. 8 to celebrate Lennon's 76th birthday weekend. The tour will officially kick off on Sept. 15 at City Hall.
Students who board the bus will get to check out new audio and video technologies, as well as hear from the engineers who live in and work at the facility. They will spend the day making their own original project with music, images and video.
"This project is at the root of John’s wishes for people everywhere to embrace their creativity and musical expression," she said in a statement. "He would be so proud, and I am too!”