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Bibliography: Hip Hop Studies     View
Guide to books, articles, videos, magazines, and other material on hip hop, "a form of urban youth culture developed by African Americans and Latinos in New York in the seventies and eighties, originally in the Bronx." Covers music (DJing a ...

Recognize! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture     View
This exhibit approaches "hip hop culture through the lens of portraiture," presenting photography, painting, graffiti art, film, poetry, and installation art. Features images from the 2008 physical exhibit, audio of interviews with the arti ...

"Straight Outta Compton," 20 Years Later     View
Story for the 20th anniversary (in 2007) of this defining album for West Coast hip hop/gangsta rap, accompanied by two tracks from the album by the Los Angeles-based N.W.A. Includes links to interviews with musicians, and related stories about mu ...

EMP Museum - EXHIBITIONS - Online Features - Hip Hop Timeline     View
This Seattle museum offers an excellent interactive timeline covering the first two decades of Hip Hop, from its Bronx beginnings in the 1970s until 1992.

Davey D's Hip-Hop Corner     View
Davey D's Hip-Hop Corner features news (and archive), articles (including What is Hip Hop? ), interviews, chart information, photos, and message boards (registration required). Much of the site author's material has a strong emphasis on the political ...

ArtsEdge Lesson Plan: The Poetics of Hip Hop     View
High school classroom materials focusing on the analysis of hip hop lyrics to "provide students with a greater understanding of rhythm, form, diction, and sound in poetry." Includes activities, readings, and links to related lesson plans an ...

The Evolution of Rap Music in the United States     View
Part of a program on minority artists in America, this 1993 essay includes guidelines for teaching about rap music (and graffiti) to middle and high school students. Includes a bibliography and brief lesson plans, and was written by Henry A. Rhodes o ...

Yahoo!: Music     View
Contains music news and videos, interviews with popular musicians, reviews, and more. Represented styles include pop, hip-hop, rock, adult pop, country, and electronic/dance.

The Rap Dictionary     View
A lexicon of thousands of terms related to rap and hip-hop music, now a wiki. Be warned that some of the terms are crude.     View
A fascinating and fun look into the world of hip hop as it is performed on the African continent. "The site serves the goal of unifying everybody who's inspired by hip hop and by the cultures of Africa and of African origins. ...



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