Program Title

Hip-Hop Hooray? Or Hip-Hell No?!

Presenter Information

Marico Rivers

Location

Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center

Program Abstract/Summary

The images in today's hip-hop have become even more graphic in its solicitation of images that portray violence against women and the continued destruction of the black community all in the name of "Hustlin." This workshop will attempt to create much needed dialogue concerning the psychological effects of these images as well as come up with strategies on how to demand that there be a balance added to the music.

 
Jan 1st, 12:00 AM Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Hip-Hop Hooray? Or Hip-Hell No?!

Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center

The images in today's hip-hop have become even more graphic in its solicitation of images that portray violence against women and the continued destruction of the black community all in the name of "Hustlin." This workshop will attempt to create much needed dialogue concerning the psychological effects of these images as well as come up with strategies on how to demand that there be a balance added to the music.