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.
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The African American struggle was born in the south. Like Jazz and the Blues 50 years ago, Hip-Hop is the voice for African American people today. The Dirty south rap genre is now one of the dominant forces driving the recovery for Hip-Hop CD sales. Artists such as LIL' JON & THE EAST SIDE BOYZ, DAVID BANNER and YING YANG TWINS are now going platinum with their signature rhyme styles.