Tag : Tahir Hemphill

Rap Research Lab at TEDYouth 2014

I was invited by TED to present the Rap Research Lab to 400 middle & high School students. TEDYouth is…


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Call For Assistants

For more project info see bit.ly/hhwc2012 Up to 10 hours per week commitment. This is a semester-long position.


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Hip-Hop Word Count Intro Video

The Hip-Hop Word Count from Staple Crops on Vimeo.


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

As part of The Hip-Hop Word Count project, Tahir Hemphill hosts a series of Rap Research Groups which make for…


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Rap Research Group #1: Masculinity

As part of The Hip-Hop Word Count project, Tahir Hemphill hosts a series of Rap Research Groups which make for…


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Vic’t Soundtrack

Vic’t is the diminutive of a colloquial term describing the state of a person victimized by theft. Using the politics…


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Hip-Hop Word Count: Visualization Of Rapper Geo Coordinates In Google Earth

A lot is getting accomplished on the Hip-Hop Word Count – an ethnographic database built from 30 years of Hip-Hop…


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Bon Bon Vie: Piñata Pool Party

We were invited to produce the closing event for the now famous and hidden Gowanus dumpster pools. We planned some…


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