Taking Hip Hop Seriously

Friday, December 26, 2008

Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, argues that any discussion about hip hop is also a discussion about race.


Tricia Rose
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Comments [1]

chicago listener

the garbage being pumped into kids' brains is responsible, in part, for the erosion of values, compassion and morality that has led to young people killing each other.

i'm old enough to have been around to mock tipper gore for her stances and now i find myself echoing the spirit of what she had to say.

the difference is that i would support bringing about change not by laws but by the power of the purse. boycott. boycott. boycott.

Dec. 26 2008 11:28 AM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.