11AM - The Rise of the Hip-Hop South - A Conversation with Dr. Regina N. Bradley,
Dr. Regina N. Bradley is the author of
Chronicling Stankonia: the Rise of the Hip-Hop South. Bradley is an award-winning writer and researcher of the Black American South. She is an alumna Nasir Jones HipHop Fellow (Hutchins Center, Harvard University, Spring 2016), Associate Professor of English and African Diaspora Studies at Kennesaw State University.
1PM - South Florida Got Something to Say: The History & Future of Hip-Hop,
Rico Love will be in conversation with Ted Lucas, founder of Slip-N-Slide Records, and Byron Trice discussing the history and future of hip-hop.
2:30PM - Rob Kenner,
The Marathon Don't Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle,
A founding editor of
, Kenner joined the start-up team of Quincy Jones’s groundbreaking hip-hop monthly in 1992. During a nineteen-year run at
he edited and wrote cover and feature stories on iconic cultural figures ranging from Tupac Shakur to Barack Obama.
4PM: The Funky Drummer: Hip-Hop, Sampling, and the Legacy of Black Music,
Join DJ TilleryJames and DJ LS1 of The DJ Collective for an audio tour and open discussion examining the connections between generations.
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