The History of Hip-Hop

CULANTH 335

What began as a localized activity designed to provide a safe haven for Black and Latino youth in New York City, has become a global brand that has had a documented impact on the cultural, political and economic realities of youth throughout the globe. This course will examine the organic social and cultural foundations of Hip-Hop, as well as the key aesthetic innovators/innovations, and the debates that have arisen over Hip-hop's increased influence. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

AAAS335
MUSIC335
VMS337

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI