Produced by the UW-Madison’s Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives and the Office of Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate in collaboration with the Hip-Hop Education Center
In Partnership with New York University’s Metropolitan Center for Urban Education and Teachers College, Columbia University’s Institute for Urban and Minority Education
Seminal scholars and leaders in the growing field of Hip-Hop studies focus their attention on how Hip-Hop culture, culturally relevant pedagogy and youth participatory action research can serve as innovative approaches to help bridge the achievement gap in our nation’s public schools through the creation of new strategies and curricula to reach students who have been historically under-served by traditional schooling. Continue reading
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Ralph McDaniels punched the pause button on the big flat-screen television in his Long Island studio.
Posted in Harlem, Music
Tagged ”, Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, country club, Fab 5 Freddy, Kool G Rap, Laurie A. Cumbo, MC Lyte, McDaniels, New York City, Notorious B.I.G., Ralph McDaniels, Video Music Box, Whodini’s “Five Minutes of Funk, Yo! MTV Raps
Tonight is a great night to listen because we’ll be interviewing Hip Hop Pioneer MC Lyte! That’s right, the one and only MC Lyte will be in the studio with DJ King James and Marko Nobles (HW Music Editor) talking about her career, hip hop and new projects. Continue reading
Parts I and II to Premiere on Wednesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET*, with Part III Airing Exclusively on BET on Blast.
On Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 8:00 p.m..* BET NEWS premieres the second installment of its popular town hall series, HIP HOP VS. AMERICA II: WHERE DID THE LOVE GO?… Continue reading