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Monday Aug 18 | Boing Boing

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.


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Fri Feb 28, 2014

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 .


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Fri Feb 14, 2014

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.


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Fri Aug 23, 2013


Herc Your Enthusiasm

The introduction is deceptive: a spectral voice intoning "fun baby," followed by whispers and electronic bleating.


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Wed Jun 12, 2013

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.


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Beat Street Movie Info

Directed by Stan Lathan

Starring Rae Dawn Chong and Guy Davis

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