Hip-Hop Word Count Friendraiser: Raps, Data Visualizations, Drinks & Piñatas.

by January 28, 2011

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Rap Research Group #4 The (Im)Possibility of Quantifying Art & Metaphor in Rap

· by January 27, 2011

As part of The Hip-Hop Word Count project, Tahir Hemphill hosts a series of Rap Research Groups which make for lively and casually moderated discussions between Rap enthusiasts, historians, creative technologists, cultural critics, linguists, teachers, MC’s and academics.

Rap Research Group #4 will met on Wednesday, January 19th at Eyebeam Technology Center 540 West 21st St.

7:00PM Discussion: The (Im)Possibility of Quantifying Art & Metaphor in Rap w/ Tahir Hemphill.

Photos by Raafi Rivero


Rap Research Group #3: Migratory Aesthetics

· by January 3, 2011

RRG3

As part of The Hip-Hop Word Count project, Tahir Hemphill hosts a series of Rap Research Groups which make for lively and casually moderated discussions between Rap enthusiasts, historians, creative technologists, cultural critics, linguists, teachers, MC’s and academics.

Rap Research Group #3 will meet this Wednesday, January 5th at Eyebeam Technology Center 540 West 21st St.
6:00PM for the screening of: Slingshot Hip-Hop
7:30PM for the discussion: Migratory Aesthetics – A Working Model for International Hip-Hop w/ Zuhirah Khaldun.