This encyclopedic comics history of the formative years of hip hop captures the vivid personalities and magnetic performances of old-school pioneers and early stars like DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, plus the charismatic players behind the scenes like Rus
Many educators already know that hip-hop can be a powerful tool for engaging students. But can hip-hop save our schools?
As the mother of hip-hop superstar Kanye West, Donda West has watched her son grow from a brilliant baby boy with all the intimations of fame and fortune to one of the hottest rappers on the music scene. And she has every right to be proud: she raised her son with strong moral values, teaching him right from wrong and helping him become the man he is today.
Collaborations between hip hop and jazz artists; examined impact of AIDS within the African American community.
Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, the Black Church stood as the stronghold of the Black Community, fighting for equality and economic self-sufficiency and challenging its body to be self-determined and self-aware. Hip Hop Culture grew from disenfranchised urban youth who felt that they had no support system or resources.
Professor Marcyliena Morgan discusses the intersection of hip hop and business with Ben Horowitz, co-founder and general partner of Andresseen Horowitz, a venture capital firm that helps entrepreneurs become successful CEOs and build important and enduring companies. Andresseen Horowitz provides seed, venture, and growth-stage funding to the best new technology companies. Professor Morgan and Mr.
Rap music has always been under surveillance, and the purpose of this article is to explore the most significant ways that the genre has been influenced by it. It begins with an overview of some of the ways in which surveillance has played a crucial role in the emergence of hip hop in general and rap in particular.
Remixing the Ritual: Hip Hop Theatre Aesthetics and Practice is an investigation of Hip Hop Theatre's historical context and reflection on current artists and their works.