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Hip Hop History in Africa & the Diaspora


About the Course:

This course examines the rise of Hip Hop music as a predominant form of social, political, and cultural expression for African descended peoples in the diaspora. It begins with an analysis of African musical and discursive forms, then explores the emergence of Hip Hop in Black, Caribbean, and Latinx populations in NYC before focusing on the ways in which this Diasporic form has taken on unique expression on the African continent itself.


No pre-requisites have been entered for this course.


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Butch Ware   

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