Monday Aug 18
Beat Street, an oral history of the 1984 hip-hop film
Wondering Sound presents a fantastic oral history of the classic hip-hop movie Beat Street that was based on an article in the Village Voice.
Black Voice News
5th Annual "Is Hip Hop History?" to be Held Feb. 27 through Feb. 28
The City College of New York's Division of Interdisciplinary Studies will host the fifth annual "Is Hip-Hop History?" Conference Feb. 27 through Feb. 28, at the Center for Worker Education .
The Pordland Mercury
the fifth element
The four elements of hiphop have something of a sibling rivalry. The first to thoroughly affect American culture was graffiti, when New York's subways became graffiti art galleries and the likes of Fab Five Freddy were introducing graf artists into the art market.
Herc Your Enthusiasm
The introduction is deceptive: a spectral voice intoning "fun baby," followed by whispers and electronic bleating.
SA hip hop activist nominated for award
In his song Big Brother, Kanye West rapped: If you admire someone you should go ahead and tell 'em, people never get the flowers when they can still smell them.