Post Tagged with: "hip hop"

Speaking to the Value of Studying Hip Hop

“How do you spell ‘Hip Hop’?” This question struck me as odd after spending three years at an institution rich in knowledge and committed to diversity and serving others. It was especially shocking because the professor who posed the question had just finished explaining his 20 years of experience working[Read More…]

by September 10, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Hip-Hop Club Raises Georgetown’s Street Cred

Hip-Hop Club Raises Georgetown’s Street Cred

Sophomores Ben Center (COL ’14) and Brian Moran (COL ’14) grew up idolizing Jay-Z, Kanye West and Eminem. This semester, they’re bringing their favorite music to campus with one of Georgetown’s newest clubs, the Georgetown University Hip-Hop Association. Center and Moran, now president and vice president of the club, first thought of[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Hipster Hop: Rap Duo Das Racist Doesn’t Relax

n the first promotional single for Watch the Throne, Kanye West coined the term “H.A.M.” In Das Racist’s first commercial album, Relax, the rap duo simply does that — they “go H.A.M.” with an eclectic blend of electrofunk, throwback-Brooklyn flow and parody. The album title is certainly misleading, because Das Racist immerses themselves into all 14[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide