The mission of Peel Dem Layers Back is to educate, empower and equip
Black Men and Boys with essential tools necessary to live a mentally
healthy life through healing hang-outs and cultural artistic expression, while
representing hip-hop culture.
Founder / CEO
Mental Health Advocate
Executive Director of RecessCleveland,
Community Director at Yelp,
Photographer,The Dark Room Company,
Archie Green is a rapper and a producer who uses hip-hop to de-stigmatize mental illness in black and brown communities.
It’s a cause he has championed after facing his own challenges with depression, and a message that Green’s mental health awareness initiative, Peel Dem Layers Back, works to spread in Cleveland, Ohio.