Hip-Hop Literature

Panelists talked about the influence of hip-hop music on literature as well as the spoken and written word. Among the topics they… read more

Panelists talked about the influence of hip-hop music on literature as well as the spoken and written word. Among the topics they addressed were the amount of profanity and violence in the music, the extent to which the market has driven the spread of the art form, and changes in American culture as a result of the genre. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience.

Stanley Crouch wrote, Don’t the Moon Look Lonesome?. Farai Chideya wrote, The Color of Our Future. Nelson George wrote, Hip Hop America. Mark Neal wrote, What the Music Said. close

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Hip-Hop Literature

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Program ID:
158366-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 2000
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2000

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  • Aug 20, 2000 | 2:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2000 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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