Afro-American and African Diaspora Studies | Survey of Hip Hop
A295 | 30938 | Orejuela

Examines rap music and hip hop culture as artistic and socio-
cultural phenomena with emphasis on historical, cultural, economic,
and political contexts. Topics include the coexistence of various
hip hop styles, their appropriation by the music industry, and
controversies resulting from the exploitation of hip hop music and
culture as a commodity for national and global consumption. Credit
given for only one of AAAD A295 and FOLK F295.