9th Wonder visits the HBCU Lifestyle Podcast to discuss his journey from North Carolina Central student to Grammy Award-winning producer and lecturer.
Allen University will be hosting its inaugural Hip Hop Studies Conference on Friday, April 17, 2015. The conference will feature panel discussions; keynote addresses by Chris “Play” Martin, Preach Jacobs, and Ricky Simone; a musical performance by the Allen University Jazz Ensemble entitled “The Songs Behind the Samples”; and an open mic session for hip-hop/spoken […]
Source: Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune & Guardian News and Media In 1970, the American poet and jazz musician Gil Scott-Heron, who has died aged 62 after returning from a trip to Europe, recorded a track that has come to be seen as a crucial forerunner of rap. To many it made him the “godfather” of […]
Entry #47, January 19, 2011 Article from: Florida A&M University Facebook page: Florida A&M University (FAMU) Professor Kawachi Clemons, Ph.D. is bringing icons of the hip-hop movement to class so students can learn first hand from industry professionals. Hip-hop icon Christopher “Play” Martin, of Kid ‘n Play fame, currently serves as a professional-in-residence with the […]