Folklore | Survey of Hip-Hop
F252 | 9685 | Orejuela


A representative study of Hip Hop from its origin to the present.
Examines Hip Hop as an artistic and sociological phenomena through a
survey of the subculture, music, and lyrics. A focus on the
appropriation and exploitation of hip-hop forms by the media and the
music industry, its "global" cultural consumption, the rise and
dominance of Rap Music in popular culture, and notions about defining
hip hop today.

Fulfills a COAS Arts and Humanities, Traditions and Ideas
distribution requirement. Cross-listed with AFRO A290 Sociocultural
Perspective of Afro- American Music