Why Hip Hop Began in the Bronx

Professor Mark Naison talked about the history of hip hop and why it originated in the Bronx. He describes how the new percussive music of… read more

Why Hip Hop Began in the Bronx Professor Mark Naison talked about the history of hip hop and why it originated in the Bronx. He describes how the new percussive music of the early 1970s was spread through outdoor parties, left largely alone due to police and budget cuts. He also talked about how the culture of hip hop included graffiti art, breakdancing, and fashion, not just rapping and DJ-ing. close

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Why Hip Hop Began in the Bronx

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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 09, 2017 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 18, 2017 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 09, 2017 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 10, 2017 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2017 | 12:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 18, 2017 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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