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 […]